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  • adj. Not striped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not striped.
  • adj. Without marks or striations; nonstriated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as unstriated.


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un- +‎ striped


  • The involuntary from their smooth, regular appearance under the microscope are called the unstriped or non-striated muscles.

    A Practical Physiology

  • Its head, neck and shoulders and sometimes the forward part of its flank were covered with stripes; the back part of its torso, its rump and legs were unstriped.


  • Sunny Williams with the unstriped suit and they are beginning their six-hour space walk to do some significant re-wiring to the International Space Station.

    CNN Transcript Dec 16, 2006

  • I drive over weeds growing obstinately in the unstriped and roughly paved road, wondering if their presence is a sign of the tenacity of life or of the laxness of county maintenance.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • Hence their name of _non-striated_, or _unstriped_, and _smooth_ muscles.

    A Practical Physiology

  • -- A parasitic fungus attacking wheat, barley, oats, and rye, which is reputed to have the power of causing contraction of unstriped muscular fibre, especially that of the uterus.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • These cramps are even more easily induced in the muscular fibre of the viscera -- the unstriped, involuntary muscles -- such as exist in the intestine, bladder, and uterus.

    The Education of American Girls

  • In small repeated doses it will produce contraction of all the unstriped muscles, as those of the blood vessels, the womb, and intestines.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • This latter is composed of a few circular unstriped muscle cells a. The adventitia, similar in structure to that of an artery.

    V. Angiology. Introduction

  • In the unstriped or involuntary muscles the nerves are derived from the sympathetic, and are composed mainly of non-medullated fibers.

    IX. Neurology. 1. Structure of the Nervous System


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