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Skeletal muscle

skeletal muscle

(Science: anatomy, pathology) A rather non-specific term usually applied to the striated muscle of vertebrates that is under voluntary control.

The muscle fibres are syncytial and contain myofibrils, tandem arrays of sarcomeres. A muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes.A muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes.See [[striated muscle.


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