Flesh (Muscle)

Description

flesh

Over 900 muscles under the skin. Muscles are composed of cells or fibers which effects movement of an organ or part of the body. It also has properties of elasticity, conductivity, irritability, as well as static support like muscles of posture in the back. The smallest muscle of the body measures 1/20th of an inch. It's called the stapedius; it regulates the stirrup that sends vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear. It has the ability to dampen loud nose to avoid ear damage. Hence one can hear rain in the forest or go to a concert without ear damage. The strongest muscle of the body is the buttock; it's also called the gluteus maximus.

Function

Storage of tissue filling in the body. The muscles characteristic is its ability to shorten or contract.

Color

Mostly Red.

Shape

Lpieces of meat bunched together. Many sizes and shapes.

Direction

Above and below the waist.

Location

Under the skin.

Delimitation

Bordered by skin and sinews.

Meditation on Flesh