• synonyms

muscle plate

  1. myotome
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Examples from the Web for muscle plate

Historical Examples of muscle plate

  • The commencing formation of the cells which form the axial skeleton from the inner (splanchnopleuric) layer of the muscle-plate.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

  • The formation of the body-cavity in the muscle-plate and the ventral thickening of the parietal plate.