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Skeletal muscles

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.

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Re: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?

Fa sho...assuming ur talking bout skeletal muscle. Both are from mesoderm.....somites form vertebral column around notochord.

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by gottatagit
Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?
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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
Forum: General Discussion
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
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Wierd Stomach Bloating Need Help
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Re: muscle growth

... the most important of which is the development of the muscular and skeletal system. HGH enables the muscles and bones to grow fast. It facilitates growth especially during the adolescent years ...

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by Brainreed
Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: muscle growth
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Re: veins (alevel help!)

... possible that the constriction produced by surrounding tissues (such as skeletal muscles or dermal tightening) that is a good point you brought to our notice i just missed ...

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by Dibear
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: veins (alevel help!)
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