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

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