from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A cylindrical, multinucleate cell composed of numerous myofibrils that contracts when stimulated.
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- noun A single
cellof a muscle. Each muscle fibers contain many myofibrils, the contractile unitof muscles.
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- noun an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
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