bipennate

[ bī-pĕnāt′ ]

adj.

Of or relating to a muscle with a central tendon toward which the fibers converge on either side like the barbs of a feather.

Nearby words

  1. biparty,
  2. bipectinate,
  3. biped,
  4. bipedal,
  5. bipedalism,
  6. bipenniform,
  7. bipetalous,
  8. biphasic,
  9. biphasic pill,
  10. biphenotypy


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