muscular tissue

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Noun1.muscular tissue - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cellsmuscular tissue - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
striated muscle tissue - muscle tissue characterized by transverse stripes
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
smooth muscle - muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
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Myocardium is the muscular tissue of which part of the human body?
The urinary bladder is a reservoir for urine with well-developed muscular tissue, usually arranged in bundles accompanied with elastic fibers [1].
Then the individuals were dissected and their gill, hepatopancreas and muscular tissue samples for taken.
Histopathological examination of muscular tissue also revealed gross inflammatory changes in these groups.
Stroke recovery, stroke rehabilitation and stroke therapy for muscular tissue paralysis complying with a stroke is currently feasible with
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Signs of infection consist of a "bull's-eye" breakout with high temperature, migraine and also muscular tissue or joint discomfort.
Detection of elevated N epsilon-carboxymethyllysine levels in muscular tissue and in serum of patients with fibromyalgia.
MRI is superior to other imaging techniques for measuring the interior of the heart, including the right and left ventricles or main chambers of the heart, as well as the heart's muscular tissue.
Non-cancerous , benign, masses of muscular tissue develop within the walls of the uterus.
Effect of high-frequency electrotome on muscular tissue of rabbit in vivo.