musculature


musculature
The arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.

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mus·cu·la·ture 'məs-kyə-lə-.chu̇(ə)r, -chər, -.t(y)u̇(ə)r n the muscles of all or a part of the animal body

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mus·cu·la·ture (musґku-lə-chər) the muscular apparatus of the body, or of any part of it.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • musculature — [ myskylatyr ] n. f. • 1798 t. d arts; du lat. musculus ♦ Ensemble et disposition des muscles d un organisme ou d un organe. « la musculature du redoutable athlète intimidant les gens » (Goncourt). ● musculature nom féminin Ensemble des muscles… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Musculature — Mus cu*la*ture, n. [Cf. F. musculature.] (Anat.) The muscular system of an animal, or of any of its parts; musculation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • musculature — (n.) system of muscles, 1875, from Fr. musculature, from L. musculus (see MUSCLE (Cf. muscle) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • musculature — ► NOUN ▪ the muscular system or arrangement of a body or an organ …   English terms dictionary

  • musculature — [mus′kyo͞o lə chər, mus′kyələ chər] n. [Fr < L musculus] the arrangement of the muscles of a body or of some part of the body; muscular system …   English World dictionary

  • musculature — [[t]mʌ̱skjʊlətʃə(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft with poss Musculature is used to refer to all the muscles in your body, or to a system of muscles that you use to perform a particular type of action. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • musculature — raumenynas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žmogaus organizmo raumenų visuma. atitikmenys: angl. musculature vok. Muskulatur, f rus. мускулатура …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • musculature — noun Etymology: French, from Latin musculus Date: 1875 the muscles of all or a part of the animal body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • MUSCULATURE — n. f. Ensemble des muscles du corps humain …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Musculature — Système musculaire Le système musculaire est composé de l ensemble des muscles du corps d un animal. Les muscles sont fixés aux os par des tendons. Le système musculaire forme, avec le squelette et une partie du système nerveux, l appareil… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • musculature — n. [L. musculus, muscle] The system or arrangement of muscular structure of an organism …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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