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  Muscular System (Front View)
It may be mostly tendon near the point of attachment and muscular at the far end, or it may be muscular in the center with tendons above and below.
The epicranius muscle covers the upper part of the cranium and consists of two muscular parts: the "frontalis," which lies over the frontal bone, and the "occipitalis," which lies over the occipital bone.
Here, the thin external layer of this tissue (called the "gluteal fascia") is closely bound to the superficial fascia and the muscle, and it sends divisions down between the large bundles of the muscle.
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  Muscular System, number of muscles in the human body, types of muscle . . .
Muscular System, number of muscles in the human body, types of muscle.
peripheral nervous system, and it's because of this that the skeletal muscles are under conscious or voluntary control.
The involuntary muscles (smooth and cardiac muscles) receive their nerve supply from the central nervous system and functions involuntarily without conscious control.
www.drstandley.com /bodysystems_muscular.shtml   (844 words)

  
  Muscular System: Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The muscular system is the body's network of tissues for both voluntary and involuntary movements.
Reflexive skeletal muscular movement is controlled at the level of the spinal cord and does not require higher brain initiation.
Dystrophin is absent in Duchenne's and altered in Becker's muscular dystrophies.
health.enotes.com /nursing-encyclopedia/muscular-system   (3182 words)

  
  Muscular system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The muscular system is the biological system of humans that allows them to move.
The muscular system in vertebrates is controlled through the nervous system, although some muscles (such as the cardiac muscle) can be completely autonomous.
Muscle tissue is composed of a series of fibers, similar to neurons in shape, that operate in a coordinated manner under the supervision of the nervous system to: (1) support movement in the body, and (2) assist in maintaining body temperature through shivering to create heat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Muscular_system   (940 words)

  
 Category:Muscular system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The muscular system is the biological system of animals (including humans) that allows them to move internally and externally.
The muscular system in vertebrates consists of three different types of muscles: cardiac, skeletal and smooth.
Skeletal muscle consists of voluntary muscles attached to the frame of the skeletal system enabling bodily movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Muscular_system   (155 words)

  
 The Muscular System - Design, Workings, Ailments, Taking care
The muscular system is the body's network of tissues that controls movement both of the body and within it.
They are regulated by the autonomic nervous system (a division of the nervous system that affects internal organs such as the heart, lungs, stomach, and liver).
The effects of this eventual decline in the muscular system can be offset by regular exercise throughout an individual's life.
www.faqs.org /health/Body-by-Design-V1/The-Muscular-System.html   (7003 words)

  
 Muscular system Summary
The muscular system includes those tissues of the body which, by virtue of being composed of contractile tissue, are able to cause some type of movement.
The muscular system includes those tissues of the body, which by virtue of their composition of contractile tissue, are able to cause some type of movement.
The muscular system in vertebrates is controlled through the nervous system, although some muscles (such as the cardiac muscle) can be completely autonomous.
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 Muscular System Theme Page
High school students are challenged to learn the structures and functions of a body system thoroughly so that they will be able to pass on the concepts and ideas to younger students in the form of children's books.
In this culminating activity on a unit on the muscular system from Access Excellence, students design and construct a jointed figure that moves in a motion something like jumping jacks when a string is pulled.
This link is to their search page from where a keyword search on "muscular and system" will produce a few hits.
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 Muscular System
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Each one of us has over 600 muscles that do everything from running and jumping to smiling and frowning.
www.edhelper.com /ReadingComprehension_29_4.html   (210 words)

  
 Biology4Kids.com: Animal Systems: Muscular System
There is more to the muscular system than the muscles that help you move.
We just teased the fact that your muscular system is closely connected to the nervous system.
Even though thinking is not always involved, the neurons of the nervous system are connected to most of the cells in your muscular system.
www.biology4kids.com /files/systems_muscular.html   (470 words)

  
 Organ Systems - Muscular System
The musculo-skeletal system is composed of muscles, bones, cartilages, ligaments and tendons.
In the short term, they are focusing on developing a model for accurate analysis of stress in all components of the human knee, which can then be used for diagnostic evaluation and surgical treatment purposes.
In the long term, as part of the Physiome Project, their aim is to develop a web-accessible database of the geometry, structure and material properties of the entire human musculo-skeletal system.
www.bioeng.auckland.ac.nz /physiome/ontologies/muscular_system.php   (133 words)

  
 MUSCULAR SYSTEM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Healing the muscular system is dependent upon our ability to digest and absorb.
For those who experience muscular pain, a supplement of magnesium, or higher magnesium to calcium ratio, may be very helpful to get any deficiencies back into balance.
Muscular weakness and muscular pain, cramping and shooting or darting pains in the muscular system can all be indication of an imbalance in the muscular system.
www.healingyou.com /glands/article9.asp   (481 words)

  
 Muscular System
The main job of the muscular system is to provide movement for the body.
The muscular system consist of three different types of muscle tissues : skeletal, cardiac, smooth.
There are two types of muscles in the system and they are the involuntary muscles, and the voluntary muscles.
library.thinkquest.org /10348/find/content/muscular.html   (397 words)

  
 Structure and Function of the Muscular System in Dogs
The muscular system is one of the largest systems in the dog's body.
Muscular dystrophy is the most prevalent type of congenital muscle disorder.
The disease in the golden retriever is similar to Duchenne-type muscular dystrophy of children.
www.petplace.com /dogs/structure-and-function-of-the-muscular-system-in-dogs/page1.aspx   (1206 words)

  
 Muscular System / Functions of the Muscular System
Muscular System / Functions of the Muscular System
The muscular system is composed of specialized cells called muscle fibers.
Nearly 85 percent of the heat produced in the body is the result of muscle contraction.
training.seer.cancer.gov /module_anatomy/unit4_1_muscle_functions.html   (197 words)

  
 Muscular System - A Great Resource of Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Definition of Muscular system The muscular system is the biological system of animals that allows them to move internally and externally.
Advertisement Muscular system From Academic Kids The muscular system is the biological system of animals that allows them to move internally and externally.
System 3 Skeletal System 4 Skeletal System 5 Divisions of the Skeleton Vertebral Column Muscular System 1 Muscular System 2 Nervous System The Sensory System Peripheral Nervous System Autonomic...
www.totallymuscle.com /muscularsystem   (1600 words)

  
 Muscular System Information
The overlapping of myofilaments is the basis for the sliding filament theory of contraction.
Skeletal muscle is a system of pairs that relax and contract to move a joint.
Ongoing signals from the nervous system to the muscle cells help maintain tone and readiness for physical activity.
www.besthealth.com /besthealth/bodyguide/reftext/html/musc_sys_fin.html   (739 words)

  
 Muscular and Skeletal Systems
Animals use their muscular and skeletal systems for support, locomotion, and maintaining their shape.
Exoskeleton of an insect and its relation to the muscular system.
Rapid muscular contraction is important in generating internal heat, another homeostatic function.
www.emc.maricopa.edu /faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookMUSSKEL.html   (2171 words)

  
 muscular system   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We also have to remember that the naming of muscles can be somewhat arbitrary, and sometimes for historical reasons tiny bundles of muscle fibres have been given their own name while other bundles are considered to be part of a larger set which is named collectively.
Thirdly, when we laugh happily we often generate quite a bit of noise, and this reflects muscular activity in the larynx, chest and abdomen.
The muscular component of the uterus is also made of smooth muscle and is called the myometrium.
www.nurseminerva.co.uk /muscular.htm   (2975 words)

  
 Muscular System
The Muscular system is very important to the frog because it provides movement for its body and protection for many of its organs.
The muscles are the mechanics behind all movement in the frog.
This means that when one muscle cells extend, the cells in that opposite muscle pair contract, or shorten.
www.marymount.k12.ny.us /marynet/stwbwk02/frog/html/musculf.htm   (197 words)

  
 PATTS - Muscular System
Each of more than 600 muscles is served by nerves which link the muscle to the brain and spinal cord.
The musculoskeletal system consists of the skeletal system -- bones and joints (union of two or more bones) -- and the skeletal muscle system (voluntary or striated muscles).
The levers are mainly the long bones of the body and the axes are the joints where the bones meet.
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 Structure and Function of the Muscular System in Cats
The muscular system is one of the largest systems in the cat's body.
Parts of the walls of hollow internal organs such as the heart, stomach and intestines, and blood vessels are composed of smooth muscles.
The cat possesses a highly evolved muscle system that is capable of producing swift and agile movements.
www.petplace.com /cats/structure-and-function-of-the-muscular-system-in-cats/page1.aspx   (1175 words)

  
 The Muscular System
The Muscular System is manifested by the presence of the Spirit in the physical body.
The muscular control of the viscera (organs of the chest and abdomen) is possible because of smooth muscle.
Muscles that control the movement of the digestive system, respiratory, reproductive organs, blood vessels etc. are all smooth muscles.
ascensionreiki.com /MuscularSystem.html   (375 words)

  
 Your Gross and Cool Body - Muscular System
Without muscles you couldn't open your mouth, speak, shake hands, walk, talk, or move your food through your digestive system.
Some muscles are known as "voluntary" -- that is, they only work when you specifically tell them to.
Others, like the muscular contracting of your heart, the movement of your diaphragm so that you can breathe, or blinking your eyes are automatic.
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 Your Multitalented Muscles
In your stomach and digestive system, they contract (tighten up) and relax to allow food to make its journey through the body.
Muscles in your neck and the top part of your back aren't as large, but they are capable of some pretty amazing things: Try rotating your head around, back and forth, and up and down to feel the power of the muscles in your neck.
You may not think of it as a muscular body part, but your face has plenty of muscles.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/body/muscles_noSW.html   (1120 words)

  
 Muscular System 1
Their actions are controlled by the autonomic nervous system.
The 3 primary functions of the muscular system are:
is a progressive muscular weakness and paralysis especially in the face or throat.
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 Chapter 6: Muscular System
Skeletal muscles make up the muscular system (Figure 6.1).
Smooth muscle cells are uninucleate, spindle-shaped, and arranged in opposing layers in the walls of hollow organs.
Increasing muscular control reflects the maturation of the nervous system.
www.lrn.org /Content/Lessons/muscle.html   (947 words)

  
 Muscular System
The skeletal system is great for supporting and protecting the body, but it can't move itself.
The organs of the muscular system, of course, are the muscles.
The whole skeletal system is covered with muscles.
www.dmturner.org /Teacher/Library/5thText/SkelPart3.html   (513 words)

  
 Muscular System
There are 630 active muscles in your body and they act in groups.
The muscular system includes three types of muscles.
They are smooth, which are found on the walls of internal organs, cardiac, which is found only in the heart, and skeletal muscles, which help strengthen the body and connect to bones.
sln.fi.edu /htlc/teachers/hockstein/infmusc.htm   (99 words)

  
 Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Part I: Muscular System: Glossary of Terms
Pertaining to the cavernous tissue of the reproductive system.
Relating to muscle that arises from the greater horn of the hyoid bone.
There may be variations in treatment that your physician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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