A myocyte is the type of cell found in muscle tissue. Myocytes are long, tubular
cells that ... The sarcoplasm is also composed of glycogen, a polysaccharide of
glucose ... Thick filaments, composed...
Skeletal muscles are composed of striated subunits called sarcomeres, ... Within
each muscle fiber or myoctye are myofibrils: long cylindrical structures that lie ...
... muscle. The perimysium is a connective tissue layer that surrounds each
fascicle. ... The dark bands within a muscle fiber are called A bands, while the ...
Slow fibers are also called red fibers because they contain the red pigment
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The muscle fibers bound together by the endomysium form a bundle called a
fascicle. ... Each muscle fiber is also controlled by a nerve that forms a single ...
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The connective tissue also attaches skeletal muscle to the skeleton and other
tissues ... Skeletal muscle fibers are aligned in bundles called fascicles and these
... The many myofibrils each have light and dark bands and are aligned with one
Diagram of the Structure of a Muscle Cell (also called a muscle fibre). ... Links to
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Each fascicle is made up of several muscle cells known as myocytes. They may
also be called myofibers or muscle fibers. Each muscle cell is surrounded by a ...
Each muscle has a nerve and blood supply that allows neural control and ...
Skeletal muscle fibers are long cylindrical cells with multiple nuclei beneath the ...
Myofibrils consist of repeating units called sarcomeres (the contractile unit of the
Apr 21, 2016 ... Each muscle is made up of bundles of these fibers, or cells, ... by Z discs (also
called Z bands) which contain thick and thin filaments. c: Thick ...
Dec 13, 2013 ... Inside each fascicle, each muscle fiber is encased in a thin connective ... Each
sarcomere is bordered by structures called Z-discs (also called ...