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Skeletal muscle

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x

Muscle fibers <p>Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x</p>

Muscle fibers

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x

Muscle fascicle <p>Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x</p>

Muscle fascicle

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x

Epimysium <p>Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x</p>

Epimysium

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x

Perimysium <p>Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x</p>

Perimysium

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x

Endomysium <p>Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x</p>

Endomysium

Skeletal muscle is invested by three CT layers that bind the muscle together and transmit the force of contraction to the muscle insertion. Endomysium surrounds individual muscle cells; perimysium encloses groups of fibers, defining fascicles. Epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, blends with superficial fascia, and is continuous with a tendon. Masson stain 100x