Muscular System

By: Jose Carrillo

Muscular System Definition

Is an organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles, the muscular system permit movement of your body, maintains posture, and circular blood throughout the body. More than 50% of body weight is muscle.

Muscle is a soft tissue in the body of humans and animals. Its main purpose is to produce force and motion.

Interesting Facts

It takes over 200 muscles working together just to walk.

The muscle that lets your eye blink is the fastest muscle in your body.

There are around 650 skeletal muscles in the human body.

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most skeletal muscle is attached to bone on its ends by way of what we call tendons.

each muscle has a different name it depends on his function.