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Involuntary muscle found in hollow organs and blood vessels
Bends vertebral column, compresses abdoamen
Brings arm away from the body (up and down)
Longest, strongest bone in body
Short extensions off of nerve cells that receive signals from sensory receptors or other neurons
Voluntary muscle that is attached to the skeleton
A nerve fiber and all of the muscle fibers it stimulates
Commonly known as the throat
Single long bone in the arm
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens at the oral cavity
Attachment of a muscle on a bone that moves
Muscles working in groups for a common action
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens the larynx
A continuous, partial contraction of alternate muscle fibers causing themselves to look firm
Designed for strength, light in color, few mitochondria, fewer blood vessels
A single contraction lasting a fraction of a second
Nerve cell that characteristically has three parts; dendrites, cell body, and axon
Cytoplasm of a muscle cell
Widely distributed throughout the body and include such senses as touch, pressure, pain, temperature, and vibrations
Muscular ring that surrounds the pupil and regulates the passage of light through the opening
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens above the soft palate
Stores calcium in a cell of a muscle
Knee cap
Kissing muscle
Only bone in the body that does not articulate with another bone; anchor the tongue
Sudden noisy explosion of air from the lungs
Protects the brain and is composed of 8 bones fitting tightly together
Maximal sustained contraction
Thin filament that aid in the movement of muscle
Air is conducted from the atmosphere to the lungs by a series of cavities, tubes, and openings
Raises scapula; pulls head back
Eating muscle, clinches teeth
Non-conducting nerve cells that are intimately associated with neurons and function in a supportive capacity; nourishes neurons
Plasma membrane of a muscle cell
Breathing out
Bends wrist and hand
Attachment of a muscle on a stationary bone
Part of the nervous system that consists of nerves throughout the body
Extends thigh backwards; butt
Involuntary muscle found in the heart
Fingers and toes
Moves thigh toward midline; raises thigh
Ensures that oxygen enters the body and carbon dioxide leaves the body
Thick filaments shaped like golf clubs
Straightens fingers and wrist
Upper jaw
Straighten leg at the knee; raises thigh
Modified neuron that is a sensory receptor for the sense of smell
Extension from the middle ear to the nasopharynx that equalizes air pressure on the eardrum
Movement: body part moves toward midline
Designed for endurance, dark in color, many mitochondria, many blood vessels
Part of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord (midline of the body)
Another term used for breathing that includes both inspiration and expiration
Chronic achy muscles that is not well understood
Either of the two cranial nerves that carry nerve impulses from the retina of the eye to the brain, therby contributing to the sense of sight
Portion of brain that interprets taste
Muscles that work in opposite directions
Connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
Movement: Joint angle decreases
Nostrils - opening that leads to the nasal cavity

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