Muscle - MUSCULAR TISSUES MUSCULAR TISSUES Skeletal...

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MUSCULAR TISSUES
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MUSCULAR TISSUES Skeletal - striated - attached to bones - voluntary Cardiac - striated - has intercalated discs - forms wall of heart - involuntary Smooth - not striated - involuntary- found in walls of hollow internal structures e.g. blood vessels, stomach, intestines, urinary bladder
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FUNCTIONS OF MUSCULAR TISSUES Facilitation of body movements Body stabilization Regulation of organ volume Movement of substances within the body e.g. blood, lymph, food, bile, digestive enzymes, gametes, urine Heat production
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PROPERTIES OF MUSCULAR TISSUE Electrically excitable Contractile Extensible Elastic Vascular Regenerative
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DEFINITIONS Tendon - cord of dense regular connective tissue that attaches a muscle to the periosteum of a bone Aponeurosis - broad, flat layer of dense regular connective tissue - like a tendon - e.g. galea aponeurotica on top of the skull
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FASCIA Fascia - broad band of fibrous connective
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course BSC 1085 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '09 term at Broward College.

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