from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See skeletal muscle.
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- n. Muscle tissue that appears striped under the microscope as a result of the myofibrils being organized into regular units (sarcomeres).
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- n. 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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