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¿Qué es el sistema esquelético?
The adult human skeleton comprises 206 bones that are connected through cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. The skeleton provides a rigid framework…
La estructura ósea
Within the skeletal system, the structure of a bone, or osseous tissue, can be exemplified in a long bone, like the femur, where there are two types…
Las articulaciones
Joints, also called articulations or articular surfaces, are points at which ligaments or other tissues connect adjacent bones. Joints permit…
La remodelación ósea
Bone remodeling is a continuous and balanced process of bone resorption by osteoclasts and bone formation by osteoblasts. In adults, it helps…
La anatomía del músculo esquelético
Skeletal muscle is the most abundant type of muscle in the body. Tendons are the connective tissue that attaches skeletal muscle to bones. Skeletal…
Clasificación de las fibras musculares esqueléticas
Skeletal muscles continuously produce ATP to provide the energy that enables muscle contractions. Skeletal muscle fibers can be categorized as type…
La contracción muscular
  In skeletal muscles, acetylcholine is released by nerve terminals at the motor end plate—the point of synaptic communication between…
El ciclo de los puentes cruzados
As muscle contracts, the overlap between the thin and thick filaments increases, decreasing the length of the sarcomere—the contractile unit of…
Las unidades motoras
A motor unit consists of two main components: a single efferent motor neuron (i.e., a neuron that carries impulses away from the central nervous…
La medula espinal
The spinal cord is the body’s major nerve tract of the central nervous system, communicating afferent sensory information from the periphery to…
La nocicepción
Nociception—the ability to feel pain—is essential for an organism’s survival and overall well-being. Noxious stimuli such as…
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