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striated muscle

striated muscle in Medicine

striated muscle n.
Skeletal, voluntary, and cardiac muscle, distinguished from smooth muscle by transverse striations of the fibers.

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  • The striated muscle is "the most perfect dynamo we know of" (Verworn).

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • These cross markings account for the name striped or striated muscle.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

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