Fragments of Striped (Striated) Muscle Fibers
Fragments of striped (striated) muscle fibers, showing a cleavage in opposite directions, magnified 300 diameters. Striped muscle is nearly always under the control of the will, and is often spoken of as voluntary muscle. Labels: A, longitudinal cleavage; c, fibrillae separated from one another at the broken end of the fiber; c’c", single fibrils more highly magnified, in c; the elementary structures are square, in c” round; B, transverse cleavage; a, b, partially detached disks; b’ detached disk, more highly magnified, showing the sarcous elements.
Keywordsmuscle fibers, Muscular Tissue, striated muscle, striped muscle, voluntary muscle, muscle fibres
GalleriesHuman Muscular System
Kimber, Diana C. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1907)