muscle system


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Noun1.muscle system - the muscular system of an organismmuscle system - 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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They were one of the first completely marine reptiles and different species of Sauropterygians are united by a radical adaptation of their pectoral girdle - a bone and muscle system found behind the head that supports the upper body limbs in animals - which helped the creature make powerful flipper strokes most famously recognized in species such as pliosaurs.
These therapies can be applied to strengthen weakened muscles or to improve performance of a muscle system in given physical activity.
They typically know what they want to say but have difficulty getting their speech plans to the muscle system, causing sounds to come out wrong, Katz explained.
Although the depressor muscle system of the mandible causes its opening (Bulher, 1981), it is also effective in elevating the upper jaw, mainly due to the postorbital ligament (Bock, 1964; Zusi, 1962).
Horseback riding is one of few sports that uses the body's entire muscle system, thus helping to strengthen muscles, which in turn frequently results in improved balance and coordination, according to MaGee.
Psoas Strength and Flexibility: Core Workouts to Increase Mobility, Reduce Injuries and End Back Pain" by certified physical therapist Pamela Ellgen is a profusely illustrated, 144 page, do-it-yourself instruction manual that includes fifty step-by-step exercises that can be done at home to increase physical mobility, reduce (and even end) back pain, and help heal injuries suffered by the psoas major and/or psoas minor muscle system.
Dwivedy, Control of pneumatic artificial muscle system through experimental modelling, Mechatronics, Vol.
Computer artists designed a gorilla's skeleton, then added a muscle system, then fat and tissue, skin, skin color, then fur.
The MUSCLE system provides two question formats, multiple choice questions and matching questions.
Maintaining a strong cardiovascular and muscle system would mean I'd require less energy to do normal everyday tasks.
An important concept you need to consider when it comes to pain is that while in the sitting or standing position our muscle system is under load carrying the weight of gravity.
My students really got excited when it came time to build the muscle system, and the models took on lives of their own.