involuntary muscle tissue in the walls of viscera and blood vessels, consisting of nonstriated, spindle-shaped cells.
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How to use smooth muscle in a sentence
Both cardiac and smooth muscles are involuntary, meaning we can’t tell them to tense or relax.Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about muscles | Claire Maldarelli and Sara Chodosh | October 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
Besides these places where smooth muscle is found there are some in the eye.
smooth muscle has the duty of operating the internal organs.
smooth muscle does not have to be so highly developed, then, as is skeletal.
The orbital capsule of the eye (smooth muscle) propels the eye-ball forward.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition | Angelo Mariani
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
British Dictionary definitions for smooth muscle
muscle that is capable of slow rhythmic involuntary contractions: occurs in the walls of the blood vessels, alimentary canal, etc: Compare striped muscle
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