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Body system that consists of the bones, joints, connective tissue,...
Bones consisting of the skull, spine, ribs and sternum.
Bones consisting of the upper and lower extremities, including...
Of, relating to, or affecting muscular and tendinous tissue.
Point where two bones connect.
A fluid that lubricates the smooth cartilage in joints.
Fibrous protein that forms tough connective tissue.
Section of a control system that serves as a regulatory mechanism;...
Elastic fibrous protein found in connective tissue.
A firm, elastic, flexible, white material found at the ends of...
High-impact, rapid, jerking movements.
In front or in the front part
In front and below
In front and to the side, especially the outside
In front and toward the inner side or midline
Relating to both front and rear
Below in relation to another structure; inferior
Above in relation to another structure; higher, superior
Pertaining or relating to the opposite side
Beneath or below the surface; used to describe relative depth or location of...
Situated away from the center or midline of the body, or away from the point...
Relating to the back; posterior
Below in relation to another structure;caudal
On the same side
On or to the side; outside, farther from the median or midsagittal plane
Relating to the middle or center; nearer to the medial or midsagittal plan
Behind, in back, or in the rear
Behind and below; in back and below
Behind and to one side, specifically to the outside
Behind and to the inner side
Behind and at the upper part
The body lying face downward; stomach lying
Nearest the trunk or the point of origin
Near the surface; used to describe relative depth or location of muscles or tissue
(supra) above in relation to another structure; higher, cephalic
Lying on the back; face upward position of the body
Relating to the belly or abdomen
Relation to palm of the hand or sole of the foot
The proximal attachment; generally considered the least moveable...
The distal attachment; generally considered the most moveable part...
The elements of the muscle that actually shorten upon contraction;...
Short, thick contractile filaments.
Long, think contractile filaments.
Voluntary muscles tissues
Receives nerve fibers from the somatic nervous system that can...
Involuntary muscle tissues
Receive nerve fibers from the autonomic nervous system and cannot...
Special sense organs that measure the strain in the...
Tiny fibrils that make up a single muscle fiber.
Jelly-like intracellular fluid found in the muscle fiber.
Sliding filament theory
Theory stating that a myofibril contracts by the actin and myosin...
A contraction in which the muscle develops tension but does not...
A contraction in which the muscle shortens but retains constant...
A contraction in which a muscle shortens and overcomes a resistance.
A contraction in which a muscle lengthens and is overcome by a...
A byproduct of glucose and glycogen metabolism (glycolysis) in...
Muscle fiber type that contracts quickly and is used most in intensive,...
A muscle fiber characterized by its slow speed of contraction and...
A slow-twitch muscle fiber that generates ATP predominantly through...
A fast-twitch fiber subdivision characterized by a fast shortening...
A fast-twitch fiber subdivision characterized by the most rapid...
A fast-twitch fiber that results from the ‘fusion’ of Type...
Size Principle of Fiber Recruitment
Principle stating that fibers with a high level of reliability...
Concept stating that a unit is either completely relaxed or fully...
A built-in protective function of the neuromuscular system in the...
Specialized sensory receptors located in tendons and muscles sensitive...
The science of the structure of the human body.
The science concerned with the normal vital processes of animal...
ATP: Adenosine triphosphate
An energy-storing compound found in cells, which release energy...
CP: Creatine phosphate
A high-energy phosphate molecule that is stored in cells and can...
Organic acid generally found in the muscle as phosphocreatine (creatine...
An increase in the cross-sectional size of a muscle in response...
An increase in size and number of tiny blood vessels surrounding...
An increase in number of cells in a tissue or organ, excluding tumor...