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mus·cu·la·ture

 (mŭs′kyə-lə-cho͝or′)
n.
The system or arrangement of muscles in a body or a body part.

[French, from Latin mūsculus, muscle; see muscle.]
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musculature

(ˈmʌskjʊlətʃə)
n
1. (Anatomy) the arrangement of muscles in an organ or part
2. (Anatomy) the total muscular system of an organism
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mus•cu•la•ture

(ˈmʌs kyə lə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

n.
the muscular system of the body or its parts.
[1870–75; <musculat(ion) muscular system]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musculature - the muscular system of an organismmusculature - 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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Translations

musculature

[ˈmʌskjʊlətjʊəʳ] Nmusculatura f
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musculature

nMuskulatur f
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mus·cu·la·ture

n. musculatura; aparato muscular del cuerpo.
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Neutral zone outlines the zone of minimal conflict where the forces of tongue and cheek musculature can be neutralized during static and dynamic conditions.