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Fascicles

fascicle (Science: anatomy) Literally, a bundle. In particular, this is used to describe the tendency of neurites to grow... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Pinus

pinus (Science: botany) A large genus of evergreen coniferous trees, mostly found in the northern hemisphere. The genus... Read More

Pennate muscle

Definition noun A flat muscle with fascicles arranged obliquely to the central tendon. Supplement Pennate muscles can... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Unipennate muscle

Definition noun A type of pennate muscle wherein the muscle fibers or fascicles are all in one side of the... Read More

Penniform muscle

Definition noun A flat muscle with fascicles arranged obliquely to the central tendon. Supplement Penniform muscles,... Read More

Bipennate muscle

Definition noun A type of pennate muscle wherein the muscle fibers or fascicles are in opposite sides of the central... Read More