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

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