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

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Created Nov 22, 2009ReportNominate
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