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Spindle-shaped, that is being wide in the middle while narrowing or tapering at both ends.


Word origin: Latin fūsus, spindle + –form.

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"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... the following as possible for each individual skeletal muscle in the human anatomy: Language -origin -LOO definition Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, pennate, bipennate, multipennate, convergent, parrellel etc) -Typical Angle(s) of pennation (if applicable) Motor Unit - Innervation location ...

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
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Cellular Respiration

I have a question of a different sort : PLEASE HELP A muscle that has an external shape or form that is fusiform is an example of a ???? fibred muscle

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by martywalker
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular Respiration
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