American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See myofibril.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mass of sarcode or protoplasm contained in the sarcotheca of a cœlenterate. See quotation under sarcotheca.
- n. Ono of the delicate fibrillæ which make up the fiber of a striated muscle.
- n. anatomy, obsolete A myofibril.
- n. one of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber
“When the sarcostyle is extended, the clear intervals are well-marked and plainly to be seen; when, on the other hand, the sarcostyle is contracted, that is to say, when the muscle is in a state of contraction, these clear portions are very small or they may have disappeared altogether (Fig. 376, B).”
“When the sarcostyle is stretched to its full extent, not only is the clear portion well-marked, but the dark portionthe sarcous elementis separated into its two constituents along the line of Hensen.”
“The sarcous element does not lie free in the sarcomere, for when the sarcostyle is stretched, so as to render the clear portion visible, very fine lines, which are probably septa, may be seen running through it from the sarcous element to the membrane of Krause.”
“A sarcostyle may be said to be made up of successive portions, each of which is termed a sarcomere.”
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