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

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