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Deep anterior muscles

Deep anterior muscles


Muscle tissue is composed primarily of contractile cells. Contractile cells have the ability to produce movement.

Review Date 1/23/2022

Updated by: Joseph V. Campellone, MD, Department of Neurology, Cooper Medical School at Rowan University, Camden, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.