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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. Cardiac muscle is a striated muscle that makes up the heart. It is the only type of muscle consisting of branching fibers. Skeletal muscle consists of voluntary muscles attached to the frame of the skeletal system enabling bodily movement. Smooth muscle is the involuntary muscle that enables the movement of internal organs. Movement of all muscles is controlled through the nervous system.
This category has the following 11 subcategories, out of 11 total.
- ► Accessory muscle (5 P)
- ► Muscular disorders (2 C, 44 P)
- ► Fascia (2 C, 51 P)
- ► Triangles of the neck (11 P)
Pages in category "Muscular system"
The following 104 pages are in this category, out of 104 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
- Modiolus (face)
- Template:Muscle and soft tissue procedures
- Muscle architecture
- Muscle arms
- Muscle biopsy
- Muscle coactivation
- Muscle contraction
- Muscle contracture
- Muscle fascicle
- Muscle hypertrophy
- Muscle memory (strength training)
- Template:Muscle tissue
- Muscle tissue
- Muscle tone
- Muscles of the hip
- Muscular lacuna
- Template:Muscular system