Muscles & Associates Structures & Articulations

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cardiac muscle

heart muscle

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visceral or involuntary muscle

smooth muscle

found in the internal organs

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skeletal muscle

attached to bone

under conscious or voluntary movement

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abductors

muscles that are responsible for the movement of a limb away from the body

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adductors

muscles that are responsible for the movement of limbs toward the body

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fascia

fibrous membrane that covers, supports and separates muscles

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tendons

bands of strong fibrous tissue that attach the muscles to the bone

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articulation

place of union between two or more bones

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synovial joints

joints that have cavities between articulating bones

freely movable

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synovium

synovial membrane

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bursae

sacs of fluid located in areas of friction, especially the joints

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extension

movement that straightens the limb

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flexion

movement that bends the limb

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rotation

movement of a bone around its own axis

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circumduction

circular movement of a limb at the far end

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ilgaments

strong bands of fibrous connective tissue that connect bones or cartilage and serve to support and strengthen joints

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facial

pertaining to fascia

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myolysis

destruction of muscle

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myopathy

any disease of muscle

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musculofascial

refers to or consists of muscle and fascia

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myalgia

muscle pain