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1

How many bones do we have ?

206

2

How many muscles do we have ?

640

3

Where is the smallest muscle?

The middle ear

4

Where is the largest muscle?

Gluteus Maximus

5

What is the muscle that works to keep our moth closed?

Masseter

6

What is tetanus?

An illness that effects our masseter

7

Our masseter _____ in tetanus

Tightens

8

You can't ____ your mouth when you have tetanus

Open

9

What are the three different kinds of muscles in our bodies?

Skeletal, smooth, cardiac

10

Skeletal muscles are also called ____ muscles

Voluntary

11

What is muscle tone?

Muscles are normally partiality contracted and always working

12

What do your tendons do?

Pull on Bone at a specific spot when muscles contract

13

Where is your Achilles' tendon?

Back of your heel where your calf muscle attaches to your heel bone

14

Achilles' tendon is named after _____ mythology

Greek

15

Essay-When Achilles was an infant, his mother _____ him in special ______ that supposedly protected his body from ______ however when she held him by the _____ and dumped him in his heel didn't get ___

Dumped, water, harm, heel, wet

16

The heel was the only place where Achilles was _____

Vulnerable

17

Achilles is the ____ tendon

Strongest

18

If you over use tendons you get ____

Tendinitis

19

What are antagonist muscles?

While one contracts the other relaxes

20

Extensor muscles open joint ____

Wider

21

Flexor muscles _____ joint

Close

22

Explain flexor and extender essay_-

Biceps called for ur flexur by when the elbow bends it tightens, but the tricep/extensor muscle is weaker than your bicep back you use your bicep more when you lift things

23

What is atrophy?

When part of the body shrinks

24

Atrophy happens bc of _____ or ____ of use

Injury, lack

25

Muscles attach to our ____

Bones

26

Smooth muscles don't have _____

Striations

27

Cardiac muscles have some atria goons but not as many as _____ muscles

Smooth

28

Name 4 places where your smooth muscles are found

Blood vessels, stomachs, intestines, bladder

29

Smooth muscles are ____

Involuntary

30

Involuntary muscles so their job on their ____

Own