musculature

[ muhs-kyuh-luh-cher, -choor ]
/ ˈmʌs kyə lə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər /

noun

the muscular system of the body or of its parts.

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Origin of musculature

1870–75; musculat(ion) muscular system (see muscle, -ation) + -ure
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British Dictionary definitions for musculature

musculature
/ (ˈmʌskjʊlətʃə) /

noun

the arrangement of muscles in an organ or part
the total muscular system of an organism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for musculature

musculature
[ mŭskyə-lə-chur′ ]

n.

The arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.
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