Unformatted text preview: Strain- stretching or tearing of tendons Muscle tear- muscle detaches from insertion point Smooth and Cardiac Muscle 1. Cardiac- nuclei, intercalated disks (thickening of cell membranes, allow m. to function as a unit) 2. Smooth m.- not look like skeletal, contract slowly, but longer, by hormonal means...
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- Spring '11
- Human Anatomy, insertion- attachment, Atrophy- downsizing, muscle detaches