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Ch 5: Muscular System Basics Flashcards

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If you're looking for a quick and easy way you can test your knowledge of the human muscular system, you can use this fun flashcard set. This is a great resource you can use to test yourself before an anatomy class quiz or test, reinforce your understanding for a class discussion or simply challenge yourself for fun.

Muscular System Basics - Summary

From muscle contractions to tissue, you can check your understanding of basic information about the muscular system with these entertaining flashcards. You can see what you know about muscle functions, types and connections. By using these flashcards, you will be able to measure how much you know about the following:

  • Names of specific back muscles
  • How muscles contract
  • Muscular system terms
  • Where muscles attach and insert
  • Tissue types and functions

How They Work

You can check your understanding of definitions, descriptions and examples pertaining to the muscular system with these flashcards. You can also identify what topics you might need to further study.

  • Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
  • Identify the image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
  • Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
  • Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
  • Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
  • Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Muscular System Basics Flashcards
Back Muscles List & Flashcards

Back Muscles List & Flashcards

Access these flashcards to familiarize yourself with the muscles found in the human back. Find out where these muscles connect and what role they play in the movement of our bodies.

Muscle Contraction Flashcards

Muscle Contraction Flashcards

In this set of flashcards, you will learn the sequence of events of how muscles contract, primarily through the usage of two proteins called actin and myosin.

Muscle Flashcards

Muscle Flashcards

Medical terminology for body parts can be confusing. These flashcards will help you learn and understand some of the major vocabulary terms associated with skeletal muscles and other important parts of the muscular system.

Muscle Tissue Flashcards

Muscle Tissue Flashcards

Want to learn about the three different types of muscle tissue and their individual functions as found in our bodies? This set of flashcards will also help you to become familiar with important related terms and how muscles contract.

Skeletal Muscle Flashcards

Skeletal Muscle Flashcards

Have you ever wondered how our muscles and bones work together? Or how we are able to move and maintain our posture? This flashcard set will help you learn about the major skeletal muscles and what they do in your body.

Tissue Flashcards

Tissue Flashcards

This flashcard set focuses on the four types of tissues in humans and the three tissue systems in plants. You'll also learn about the specific types of tissues within the broad categories of human tissues. The flashcard set will also review how plant tissues are different from human tissues.

Muscular System Flashcards

Muscular System Flashcards

The muscular system is one of several vital body systems. Study the terminology associated with this important system in order to better understand how the muscular system functions to keep our hearts beating and our bodies moving.

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