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

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