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Which of the following is true of skeletal muscle?
A. Contraction of skeletal muscle can alter blood flow through the heart.
B. Skeletal muscle contraction produces movements of the body.
C. Skeletal muscles pump blood throughout the body.
D. Flexion of a skeletal muscle causes limbs to move outward from the body.

My answer is C, but I'm not sure

  • biology -

    It's not c.

    Study this site.

    https://www.google.com/#q=skeletal+muscle+function

  • biology -

    Ms. Sue,
    woyls it be B?

  • biology -

    Yes.

  • biology -

    But it could be A also, right?

  • biology -

    What does your text and this site say?

    http://www.google.com/#q=skeletal+muscle+function

  • biology -

    The control of skeletal muscle is voluntary, which means that you can control its' movement. However, the movement of blood through the body is not voluntary, which means you can not control it. So no, A can not be the answer.

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