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Muscular Tissue By: Kristin Tuccillo. What are the main functions of muscular tissue? Movement Maintenance of posture Joint stabilization Heat generation.

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1 Muscular Tissue By: Kristin Tuccillo

2 What are the main functions of muscular tissue? Movement Maintenance of posture Joint stabilization Heat generation

3 What are the four functional features of muscle tissue? Contractility Excitability Extensibility Elasticity

4 What are the three types of muscle tissue? 1) Skeletal Muscle Tissue 2) Cardiac Muscle Tissue 3) Smooth Muscle Tissue

5 What muscle tissue is this? Skeletal Muscle

6 Long, cylindrical cells Multinucleated Obvious striations Muscle fiber A band (myosin) I band (actin) What are 6 features of this tissue?

7 What are its four main functions? 1)Voluntary movement 2)Locomotion 3)Expression 4)Voluntary control

8 Where is this tissue located? Muscles attached to bone Occasionally muscle attached to skin

9 What muscle tissue is this? Cardiac Muscle

10 What are 6 features of this tissue? Branching Striated Intercalated disks Nucleus A band (myosin) I band (actin)

11 What is its main function? Involuntarily propels blood to and from heart

12 Where is this tissue located? Within the walls of the heart

13 What muscle tissue is this? Smooth Muscle

14 What are 2 main features of this tissue? Spindle shape cells Central nuclei

15 What is its main function? Involuntary peristaltic movement

16 Where is this tissue located? Walls of hollow organs Walls of blood vessels


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