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Skeletal muscle

skeletal muscle

(Science: anatomy, pathology) A rather non-specific term usually applied to the striated muscle of vertebrates that is under voluntary control.

The muscle fibres are syncytial and contain myofibrils, tandem arrays of sarcomeres. A muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes.A muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes.See [[striated muscle.


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"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... stats for as much of the following as possible for each individual skeletal muscle in the human anatomy: Language -origin -LOO definition Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, ...

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Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
 
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Why do cells age?

... so those which die will progress to show some aging symptoms. Take a skeletal muscle tissue for example, it doesn't regenerate and as its cells die by aging, muscle weakness ...

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by Hasansalhi
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:16 am
 
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Re: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing

Hi Bryan Wong, Skeletal muscles when contracting, usually "bunch up" get shorter and harder. Interestingly when one skeletal ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 10:07 am
 
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Topic: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing
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Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help

... a stomach and you are seeing the physical meal being digested. You have muscles around the gut that has to flex just like any other skeletal muscle. When you suck in, you are just shifting your gut upwards into your thoracic ...

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by daniel.kurz
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:29 pm
 
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Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed

Only some cells get replaced. Most of your nervous system, muscle system, and some of your skeletal cells are the cells you were born with.

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by Darby
Thu May 26, 2011 11:08 am
 
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Topic: Are the cells in are body constantly being renewed
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