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Chapter 9


1) what are the three types of muscle tissue : Skeletal Cardiac Smooth
2) skeletal muscle : can be consciously controlled Contract rapidly; tire easily; powerful longest of all muscle and have striations (stripes)
3) Cardiac Muscle : found only in heart Striated Involuntary: cannot be controlled consciously
4) Smooth muscle : found in walls of hollow organs Examples: stomach, urinary bladder, and airways Not striated
5) what are the four main characteristics of all muscles : Excitability (responsiveness): ability to receive and respond to stimuli Contractility: ability to shorten forcibly when stimulated Extensibility: ability to be stretched Elasticity: ability to recoil to resting length
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