skeletal muscle 408 striation 408 voluntary 408 involuntary 408 myoglobin 409 sarcoplasmic reticulum 409
thick filament 409 myosin 409 thin filament 409 actin 409
neuromuscular junction 413 acetylcholine 414
acetylcholinesterase 414 muscle tone 423 twitch 423 recruitment 424 treppe 424 tetanus 425
fatigue 428 oxygen debt 429 cardiac muscle 432 autorhythmic 433 smooth muscle 433
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