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Intercalated

Intercalated Interposed; inserted between two others. Origin: L.... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Cardiac muscle

Definition noun, plural: cardiac muscles (1) The heart muscle of the vertebrates (2) myocardium Supplement The muscles of... Read More

Aldosterone

Definition noun, plural: aldosterones A mineralocorticoid with a chemical formula of C21H28O5, and controls salt and water... Read More

Intercalate

Intercalate 1. To insert, as a day or other portion of time, in a calendar. 2. To insert among others, as a verse in a... Read More

Muscle cell

Definition noun, plural: muscle cells Any of the long, tubular mature contractile cells that make up the muscle... Read More

Muscular system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscles that are responsible for... Read More

Gap junction

Definition noun, plural: gap junctions A type of cell junction characterized by the intercellular channel that is formed in... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More