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Unformatted text preview: 1 Anatomy 1 3. tendons 4. ligaments 5. joints B. Major Functions 1. provide protection for internal organs (skull, ribs) 2. provide support for body 3. mechanical advantage for muscular actions (levers) 4. storage of vital minerals - calcium 5. site of blood cell formation (marrow) IV. Muscular System A. Major Components 1. muscles of different type/function a. striated muscle (voluntary) b. smooth muscle (involuntary) c. cardiac muscle (heart) B. Major Functions 1. striated muscle a. primarily to contract on command b. allows voluntary motions such as walking, grasping, and moving in general, facial expressions 2. smooth muscle a. contracts to allow involuntary motion b. along arteries, digestive tract 3. cardiac muscle a. contracts in rhythmic fashion involuntarily b. propels blood through lungs and body 2...
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