A band

n.

Any of various dark-staining anisotropic cross striations in the myofibrils of muscle fibers.

Nearby words

  1. aborted systole,
  2. aborticide,
  3. abortient,
  4. abortifacient,
  5. abortigenic,
  6. abortion pill,
  7. abortion-on-demand,
  8. abortionist,
  9. abortive,
  10. abortive transduction


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