- any of the numerous elongated contractile cells that make up striated muscle
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White-fleshed fish which has but little fat incorporated with the muscle-fibre is to be preferred.
Defective nutrition and degeneration of the muscle-fibre of the intestine explain these cases.
It invariably lies between the layer of muscle-fibre and that of the epithelium.