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

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