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

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Created Nov 22, 2009ReportNominate
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