any of the numerous elongated contractile cells that make up striated muscle
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How to use muscle fibre in a sentence
This form of contraction is that obtained when the muscle fibre itself is stimulated.
Cuvier knew, for example, that each muscle fibre has its own nerve fibre.Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
They are known to occur also in smooth muscle-fibre, in cartilage cells, in connective-tissue cells, and in some nerve-cells.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
Contractile or myo-epithelial cells, with the cell prolonged at the base into a contractile muscle-fibre (fig. 6, B).
Each compartment contains a lamellated electric disc representing the shortened-up and otherwise metamorphosed muscle fibre.