fascia adherens

[ăd-hîrənz, -hĕr-]

n.

A broad intercellular junction in the intercalated disk of cardiac muscle anchoring actin filaments.

Nearby words

  1. flutter-fibrillation,
  2. flutterboard,
  3. fluttery,
  4. fluty,
  5. fluvastatin,
  6. fluviatile,
  7. fluviomarine,
  8. fluvioterrestrial,
  9. fluvoxamine,
  10. flux


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