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Noun1.musculus - one of the contractile organs of the bodymusculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
contractile organ, contractor - a bodily organ that contracts
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - 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
pronator - a muscle that produces or assists in pronation
supinator - a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination
levator - a muscle that serves to lift some body part (as the eyelid or lip)
antagonistic muscle - (physiology) a muscle that opposes the action of another; "the biceps and triceps are antagonistic muscles"
eye muscle, ocular muscle - one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
rectus - any of various straight muscles
muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
involuntary muscle, smooth muscle - a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
anatomical sphincter, sphincter, sphincter muscle - a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening
tensor - any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
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To decrease muscle activation during jogging, PGM in the UPS is equipped along the musculus soleus and the pump is equipped on the ipsilateral toe.
and allied forces worldwide," said Ken Musculus, vice president of tactical missiles at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
GMLRS is a combat-proven precision-strike system," Ken Musculus, vice president of tactical missiles for Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control, said in a news release.
GMLRS is a combat proven precision-strike system, said Ken Musculus, vice president of Tactical Missiles for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
To accomplish that mission, the CTC crossbred eight founder strains from the three major laboratory and wild subspecies of Mus musculus, otherwise known as the house mouse.
Communal nesting and communal nursing in house mice, Mus musculus domesticus.
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Multiple alignments were carried out based on amino acid sequences of ER[alpha] from Bos taurus, Gallus gallus, Homo sapiens, Mus musculus, Rattus norvegicus, alligator, Xenopus laevis, and zebrafish.
We observed small numbers (approximately 20) of tetrathyridia free in the body cavity of the male mouse collected in 2008 and they were divided and injected into the peritoneal cavity of four laboratory white mice, Mus musculus under SMU animal protocol numbers 30108-30111.
Lifetime contaminant and hormonal profiles have been reconstructed for an individual male blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus, Linnaeus 1758) using the earplug as a natural aging matrix that is also capable of archiving and preserving lipophilic compounds.
Covenant, Causality, and Law: A Study in the Theology of Wolfgang Musculus
Common Name Scientific Name Number of Individuals Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus 8 Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicaudata 2 Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus 2 Short-tailed Weasel Mustela ermine 1 Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus 3 Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans 2 White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus 7 Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi 1 Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 House Mouse Mus musculus 2 North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 Unidentified Crayfish Cambarus sp.