Origin of muscular
Synonyms for muscular
Examples from the Web for intermuscular
Historical Examples of intermuscular
Associated with the ribs are a second series of rib-like bones, the intermuscular bones.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
In the anterior part of the trunk the ribs pass outwards along the intermuscular septa till they reach the epidermis.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1
Francis Maitland Balfour
It is also abundantly met with in the subcutaneous and intermuscular tissues of the foetus.
The intermuscular fibrous tissue thus becomes loaded, and the activity, as well as the nutrition, of the muscles is impaired.
This tumefaction consists essentially of a cerogelatinous exudate into the subcutaneous and intermuscular tissues.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Word Origin for muscular
1680s, "pertaining to muscles," from Latin musculus (see muscle (n.)) + -ar. Earlier in same sense was musculous (early 15c.). Meaning "having well-developed muscles" is from 1736. Muscular Christianity (1857) is originally in reference to philosophy of Anglican clergyman and novelist Charles Kingsley (1819-1875). Muscular dystrophy attested from 1886.