- striated voluntary muscle
- skeletal m.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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voluntary muscle — n muscle (as most striated muscle) under voluntary control * * * see striated muscle * * * any muscle that normally is under the control of the will, i.e., a skeletal muscle (q.v.) … Medical dictionary
voluntary muscle — noun striated muscle that can be controlled voluntarily • Hypernyms: ↑skeletal muscle, ↑striated muscle * * * noun : muscle under voluntary control : striated muscle * * * Anat. muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual s will;… … Useful english dictionary
voluntary muscle — Striated muscle capable of rapid contraction and relaxation; found in arthropods and other groups of animals … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
voluntary muscle — noun Date: 1788 muscle (as most striated muscle) under voluntary control … New Collegiate Dictionary
voluntary muscle — Anat. muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual s will; mainly skeletal muscle, composed of parallel bundles of striated, multinucleate fibers. [1780 90] * * * … Universalium
voluntary muscle — see striated muscle … The new mediacal dictionary
voluntary muscle — vol′untary mus′cle n. anat. any muscle moved at will and composed of bundles of striated fibers • Etymology: 1780–90 … From formal English to slang
striated muscle — n muscle tissue that is marked by transverse dark and light bands, that is made up of elongated fibers, and that includes skeletal and usu. cardiac muscle of vertebrates and most muscle of arthropods compare SMOOTH MUSCLE, VOLUNTARY MUSCLE * * *… … Medical dictionary
muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… … Universalium
muscle disease — ▪ pathology Introduction any of the diseases and disorders that affect the human muscle system (muscle system, human). Diseases and disorders that result from direct abnormalities of the muscles are called primary muscle diseases; those… … Universalium