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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The findings of the study may help physiotherapists to design suitable exercise regime to deal with local and global muscle system among patients with sacroiliac Joint Dysfunctions (SIJD).
The Tweet reads: "I just realised I never saw a photo of a female muscle system. This is NOT what I imagined milk ducts to look like."
The macrophages in the engineered muscle system may behave more like the muscle-resident macrophages people are born with.
This may still be justified considering the relations between muscle chains with alterations in muscle dynamics, because it is seen that the proposal of the muscle chains considers the muscle system in an integrated way, aiming to rebuild the compensation chains installed in the body, in order to undo and dislodge the primary reason [29].
Functional pathology of the muscle system is the most common clinical finding in tension-type and cervicogenic headache pain patients presenting to chiropractors, osteopaths, neurologists, rheumatologists, orthopedists, massage and physical therapists.
But on a serious note, starting yoga young helps build a healthy muscle system, perfect for kids' balance and co-ordination.
Drugs can be applied to the model--in single doses or in several doses over an extended period of time, mimicking real drug evaluation conditions--to measure how the muscle system reacts.
Considering that skeletal muscle system may not be fast enough to react and attenuate impact forces effectively, the participants may be exposed to higher risk of knee joint injury.
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.
Berlin, "Actuator design using biomimicry methods and a pneumatic muscle system," Control Engineering Practice, vol.