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Spindle-shaped muscle

spindle-shaped muscle --> fusiform muscle

(Science: anatomy) One that has a fleshy belly, tapering at either extremity.

Synonym: musculus fusiformis, spindle-shaped muscle.

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peripheral nervous system

... the stimulus from outside of the organism and ALWAYS controls skeletal muscles; autonomic nervous system ALWAYS receives stimuli from inside of ... So in the patellar reflex, sensory neurons sensing strech in a muscle spindle of a skeletal muscle and motor neurons triggering contraction of ...

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... seen in Europe/Eurasia. The second microcephalin gene, ‘ASPM’ (abnormal spindle like Microcephaly associated), went an episode of positive selection ... penises and testes, failure to go through full normal puberty, poor muscle development, reduced muscle strength, low interest in sex (decreased ...

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The Fiber Disease

... They did the pioneer work of developing the method recording from muscle afferents such as muscle spindles. This project continued to develop over the years and recruited new collaborators ...

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Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:14 am
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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: Muscle spindles are specialised fibres and they act as receptors to the amount of stretch in a muscle. : As they become ...

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by rosebud
Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:15 am
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