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Myology is the study of the muscular system, including the study of the structure, function and diseases of muscle.[1] The muscular system consists of skeletal muscle, which contracts to move or position parts of the body (e.g., the bones that articulate at joints), smooth and cardiac muscle that propels, expels or controls the flow of fluids and contained substance.

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  1. ^ Scali-Sheahan, Maura (2010). Milady's Standard Professional Barbering (5th ed.). Clifton Park, N.Y.: Cengage Learning. p. 147. ISBN 978-1435497153. 

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