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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

Saladin: Anatomy & I 11. Muscular Tissue I Text I © The McGraw-Hill

Physiology: The Unity of Companies, 2003 Form and Function, Third Edition

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