Biology 2 Chapter 38 Notes
Biology 2 Chapter 38 Notes BIOL 1040
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Date Created: 02/07/16
Chapter 38: Musculoskeletal System Muscle Tissue—most abundant tissue in animals o Smooth—not striated; involuntary o Skeletal—striated; voluntary o Cardiac—striated; involuntary Muscles & bones interact to produce movement o Antagonistic Muscles are connected to bones by tendons o Can only contract requiring an antagonistimuscle to Reverse the action Relengthen muscles Muscle fiber = muscle cell Sarcomere—the functional unit of skeletal muscle what contracts and relaxes and allows the muscle to function Actin—thin fibers Myosin—thick fibers Muscle cell shortens because the sarcomere within it is shortening
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