- not striped; nonstriated, as muscular tissue.
Origin of unstriped
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The walls of the womb consist of a thick layer of unstriped muscle.The Sexual Question
Hence their name of non-striated, or unstriped, and smooth muscles.
(h) The muscles in all parts of the body consist of striped muscular fibre, never of unstriped muscular tissue.
This truly wild horse stands about ten hands high, and is covered with thick hair of a dull brown color, unstriped.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life
The involuntary from their smooth, regular appearance under the microscope are called the unstriped or non-striated muscles.
- (esp of smooth muscle) not having stripes; unstriated
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