The thin zigzag strand at the Z line of striated muscle fibers to which the actin filaments attach.
Generation ZRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Why Was Z Removed From The Alphabet (And Then Put Back)?Z’s history includes a time when it was so infrequently used that it was removed from the alphabet altogether.
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