from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or consisting of flesh or muscle tissue.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. fleshy; applied to the minute structural elements that make up muscle fibre
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fleshy; -- applied to the minute structural elements, called sarcous elements, or sarcous disks, of which striated muscular fiber is composed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fleshy; sarcodous: especially noting the contractile tissue of muscles: as, sarcous elements, the form-elements of muscular tissue.
From Ancient Greek flesh. (Wiktionary)