striated muscle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n striated 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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Usage

In literature:

The two kinds of muscles, then, are the red, voluntary, striated muscles, and the smooth, involuntary, non-striated muscles.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
In this condition all the striated or voluntary muscles react on mechanical excitement.
"Moral Principles and Medical Practice" by Charles Coppens
In striated muscle extensive modifications mask the cell character.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
The limbs and thorax are well furnished with striated muscles.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Under the microscope, striated muscular fibres could be detected, and the author thinks that they belonged to the muscles of a fish.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series" by Philip Henry Gosse
These muscles are not striated, as they are in the Arthropoda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The muscles attached to the jaws form an exception in that they are distinctly transversely striated.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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In news:

Faecal incontinence is usually attributed to pelvic-floor denervation of striated muscle or direct sphincter trauma.
Faecal incontinence is usually attributed to pelvic-floor denervation of striated muscle or direct sphincter trauma.
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