skeletal muscle


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skeletal muscle a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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In literature:

Such are the appearances presented under the microscope by skeletal or striped muscles such as those of the larynx.
"Voice Production in Singing and Speaking" by Wesley Mills

In news:

Learn how the cardiovascular, skeletal muscle and metabolic adaptations of high-intensity interval training and continuous endurance exercise compare.
Introduction to the history and development of skeletal muscle plasticity and its clinical application to cardiomyoplasty and skeletal muscle ventricle.
Description Perform direct patient care, including evaluation of muscle, skeletal, neurological, and other physical problems.
Potential new approach to regenerating skeletal muscle tissue.
Adult extracardiac rhabdomyoma (ER) is a rare, slowly growing, benign tumor of skeletal-muscle origin that has a strong predilection for the head and neck.
Increased shelterin mRNA expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and skeletal muscle following an ultra-long-distance running event Laye et al.
It is summertime, when people everywhere honor the 40 percent of body mass devoted to skeletal muscle tissue by doing what they avoid doing the other 75 percent of the year — putting those muscles to strenuous, possibly dangerous use.
A primary function of muscles is to create tension and produce force for movement of the body's skeletal system.

In science:

Skeletal muscles are composed of muscle fibres controlled by the somatomotor nervous system.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Simunic B. (2003). Model of longitudinal constractions and transverse deformations in skeletal muscles. Doctoral Thesis.
The physical condition from the perspective of complexity: Application of a physical activity program for Alzheimer's disease