involuntary muscle


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involuntary muscle

n.
Muscle that is not controlled by individual volition, including smooth muscle and cardiac muscle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.involuntary 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)involuntary 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)
muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
myometrium - the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus
musculus sphincter ani internus - an internal ring of smooth muscle formed by circular fibers of the rectum
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Use of arsenic and other chemicals in dressing the fur resulted in damage to the central nervous system, which often displayed itself in the form of tics and involuntary muscle movements.
Abhishek Prasad, an IT worker turned musician in the southern city of Bengaluru, suffered from a disorder called musician's dystonia, which causes involuntary muscle contractions.
She also heard of Dystonia, an involuntary muscle disease affecting only the people from Capiz and Aklan, and she also plans to embark on an activity to create awareness about the disease.
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Furthermore, botulinum toxin injections are used to treat involuntary muscle spasms and facial asymmetry.
If your electrolytes are out of balance, the normal electrical messages can become mixed up, which can lead to involuntary muscle contractions and sometimes to a loss of consciousness.
A Nighttime leg cramps are involuntary muscle contractions in the calf, feet, and thigh muscles that tend to occur more often with age.
The system, which received CE Mark approval late in 2015, will support the treatment of patients with the three most common movement disorders in the world: Parkinson's disease, tremor and dystonia, a disorder which causes involuntary muscle contractions.
Sometimes, sudden leg movements, stretching your toes on very tight bed covers or shoes can cause involuntary muscle contractions whether in the legs or toes.
LimbBar[R] is an all-natural treatment for alleviating pain, discomfort and involuntary muscle spasms associated with nocturnal leg cramps.
Involuntary muscle | movement, disorientation, elevated heart rate and laboured breathing are common immediate effects.

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