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Search Results for: fusiform muscle

Fusiform muscle

Definition noun A muscle that has a shape of spindle, which is being wider in the middle and narrowing towards both... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Pennate muscle

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

Penniform muscle

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

Fusiform

Definition adjective Spindle-shaped, that is being wide in the middle while narrowing or tapering at both... Read More

Spindle-shaped muscle

spindle-shaped muscle --> fusiform muscle (Science: anatomy) One that has a fleshy belly, tapering at either... Read More

Muscle spindle

Definition noun A fusiform mechanoreceptor (specifically a stretch receptor) within the skeletal muscle, composed of a... Read More

Neuromuscular spindle

Definition noun A fusiform end organ within the skeletal muscle. It is composed of a bundle of 3 to 10 striated muscle... Read More