C10 notes - Chapter 10 Muscle Coverings Epimysium covers...

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Chapter 10 Muscle Coverings Epimysium covers whole muscle belly blends into connective tissue that separates muscles Perimysium slightly thicker layer of connective tissue surrounds a bundle of cells called a fascicle Endomysium thin layer of areolar tissue surrounding each cell allows room for capillaries and nerve fibers Deep fascia found between adjacent muscles Superficial fascia (hypodermis) found between skin and muscles contains adipose tissue Muscle Attachments Direct (fleshy) attachment to bone epimysium is continuous with periosteum intercostal muscles Indirect attachment to bone epimysium continues as tendon or aponeurosis that merges into periosteum as perforating fibers biceps brachii or abdominal muscle Attachment to dermis Stress will tear the tendon before pulling the tendon loose from either muscle or bone Whole Muscle parts Origin attachment to _____________________________
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course BSC 1085 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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C10 notes - Chapter 10 Muscle Coverings Epimysium covers...

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