muscle system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n muscle system the muscular system of an organism
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In literature:

And first of Systemes, which resemble the similar parts, or Muscles of a Body naturall.
"Leviathan" by Thomas Hobbes
The fatigue thus induced spreads from the ocular muscles to the system, causing deep sleep.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
I am flesh and blood, an unfortunate system of bones, muscles, sinews, arteries, like yourself.
"The Works of Charles Lamb in Four Volumes, Volume 4" by Charles Lamb
An excretory system has appeared to carry off the waste of the muscles and nerves.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
The brain becomes the chief working muscle of the system.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Now it is not necessary to adopt some complicated system of exercise for giving the muscles the required activity.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
Muscles are the servants of the nervous system.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
Working solely on bone and muscle day after day, his nervous system will give way.
"Base-Ball" by John M. Ward
Like the rest of the muscular system, the muscles of the vocal organs are arranged in opposed pairs and sets.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
Systems in the commonwealth correspond to muscles in the natural body.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various

In news:

The same brain system that controls our muscles also helps us remember music, scientists say.
At six years old, Katie Minium is living with a genetic disease that causes progressive loss of muscle control, weakened immune system and a high rate of cancer.
Your nervous system is involved with everything that happens in your body it controls your muscles, gives you the ability to sense hot and cold, and regulates your breathing.
Small wonder, then, that in 1992 health- and fitness-club membership ran flat for the fourth straight year, while sales of home gym systems muscled ahead by a robust 16.
Billed as the world's first bionic ankle system, the BiOM uses battery-powered robotics to mimic leg muscles and adjust to changing terrain.
New reliability lifecycle test system flexes muscle of Naval Warfare Center.
Featuring a wide range of distributed EV loudspeakers, a Dynacord ProAnnounce paging system installed by Commercial Electronic Systems (CES) is flexing its muscles at the recently extended Inwood Health & Wellness Center, Joliet, Ill.
Magnesium is essential for energy production, smooth muscle and nerve function, heart rhythm, a healthy immune system, normal blood pressure, and strong bones.
A primary function of muscles is to create tension and produce force for movement of the body's skeletal system.
Sen Kirsten Gillibrand has renewed her call to close the locks in the Chicago river system that are being used by the high-flying Asian carp to muscle in on the Great Lakes.

In science:

The designers studied the system skeleton - muscles - tendons.
The eel-like robot
Since ventricular ļ¬brillation in cardiac muscle is fatal [13,6,12], any insight gained about it by studying similar systems is of great interest.
Spiral Turbulence: From the Oxidation of CO on Pt(110) to Ventricular Fibrillation
The nervous system may rely on inputs from e.g. muscle spindles, joint receptors, vestibular sensors in the inner ear (semicircular canals, otolithic organs), gravity receptors in the trunk, plus visual cues.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Skeletal muscles are composed of muscle fibres controlled by the somatomotor nervous system.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
If the muscle is exercised with a sinusoidal varying force at isometric conditions one may estimate the transfer function of the mechano-electric system between the integrated rectified EMG and the force.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling