Skeletal muscles

April 2017


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The skeletal muscles are the major muscles of the human body, making up the greater part of its mass. The central nervous system controls the skeletal muscles. Skeletal muscles are comprised of muscle cells with multiple cores, nerves, connective tissues, and blood vessels. The skeletal muscles ensure that the body is held together, that the joints remain stable, and that movements and energy are produced via contractions of varying intensity.

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