muscular structure


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Noun1.muscular structure - the muscular system of an organismmuscular structure - the muscular system of an organism  
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
muscular tissue, muscle - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
ligament - a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
sinew, tendon - a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
diaphragm, midriff - (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
esophagus, gullet, oesophagus, gorge - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
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Her workout session includes muscular structure work of around 10 to 12 exercise routines.
She recommends 30 minutes of cardio training and 30 minutes of muscular structure - like weights and stretches - and she is a big fan of dance aerobics, rather than heavy weights work that can create bulk.
The Symposium aimed at providing an overview of the bone and joint problems in children to doctors in pediatrics and orthopedics through several themes, including description of common cases situations of muscular structure injuries in children and how to diagnosis, how to develop a plan to manage such cases.
Furthermore, the whole muscular structure of the digestive system relaxes due to the increasing levels of pregnancy hormones circulating.
Carrying a heavy load on one side causes an imbalance in the muscular structure, triggering neck, shoulder and back problems," warns Danny Williams, council member of the British Osteopathic Association (www.
You can look at your own veins under near infrared light, get captured on a high speed camera, play music through your headbones and look at your skeletal and muscular structure.
The Mat Workout is an excellent way to re-engineer your muscular structure, wake up your accessory muscles and pull in your larger muscles," says Tracy.
By warming up the body responds to any activity and is essential not only for sports persons, but for those who crave to have the muscular structure.
If you want to fight age and skin elasticity issues and problem areas, you have to design your muscular structure to help you accomplish that.
So we are replicating the muscular structure of an octopus by making a robot with no rigid structure - and that is completely new to robotics," New Scientist quoted Laschi, as saying.
Muscular structure, enzyme activity, constitutive and inducible nitric oxide (NO) synthases (endothelial NO oxide synthase [eNOS], neuronal NO synthase [nNOS] and inducible NO synthase [iNOS]), nitrites, nitrates, nitrotyrosine, and the presence of macrophages were analyzed.