Sarcoplasm

Sarcoplasm is the cytoplasm of muscle cells (which are also known as muscle fibres).

Sarcoplasm is also sometimes referred to as myoplasm.

 

Further explanation ... ?

Cytoplasm is a jelly-like substance that surrounds the nucleus of a cell and is sometimes described as "the cell-matrix". It holds the organelles in place within the cell.

See animal cell structure for more information including a diagram of the structure of a simple general animal cell including its organelles.


This section consists of short summaries about the structures that form the muscles of the body. This list is not exhaustive but is intended to be appropriate for students of A-Level Human Biology, ITEC courses in massage and related subjects, and other courses in health sciences. For more general information about muscles see the pages about:

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