- a specialized form of striated muscle occurring in the hearts of vertebrates.
- the myocardium.
Origin of cardiac muscle
First recorded in 1900–05
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- The muscle of the heart, consisting of anastomosing transversely striated muscle fibers formed of cells united at intercalated disks; the myocardium.muscle of heart
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