striated muscle fiber


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Related to striated muscle fiber: skeletal muscle, striated muscle cell
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Noun1.striated muscle fiber - an elongated contractile cell in striated muscle tissuestriated muscle fiber - an elongated contractile cell in striated muscle tissue
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
muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyle - one of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber
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Among these, A-type is striated muscle fiber observed mainly in propodium, which enables fast shortening of the foot when crawling or burrowing.
No Sharpey's fibers were seen at the attachment of the muscle to the interosseous ligament; to the contrary, there was a smooth transition from striated muscle fibers to the dense connective tissue of the interosseous ligament.
Histologic examination identified benign striated muscle fibers, most of which were grouped in small fascicles, oriented haphazardly, and separated by fibrous tissue that contained areas of adipose tissue and small nerve fascicles (figure 2, A through D).