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Related to musculus: Musculus uvulae, Musculus uvulæ
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Noun1.musculus - one of the contractile organs of the bodymusculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
contractile organ, contractor - a bodily organ that contracts
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
pronator - a muscle that produces or assists in pronation
supinator - a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination
levator - a muscle that serves to lift some body part (as the eyelid or lip)
antagonistic muscle - (physiology) a muscle that opposes the action of another; "the biceps and triceps are antagonistic muscles"
eye muscle, ocular muscle - one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
rectus - any of various straight muscles
muscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibre - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
involuntary muscle, smooth 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)
anatomical sphincter, sphincter, sphincter muscle - a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening
tensor - any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
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Balaenoptera musculus us the scientific name for which marine creature?
Herein, we report a female case of non-discogenic sciatica secondary to inflammation of the inferior musculus gemellus.
The patterns of subspecies distribution, diversity and differentiation of the house mouse Mus musculus provide insights into past dispersal events in natural populations of this species.
For each plate, 1 positive control (serum from Mus musculus experimentally infected with VACV-Guarani P1) (29) and 3 negative controls (serum of noninfected M.
The main commensal species are the house mouse (Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758), the black rat (Rattus rattus Linnaeus, 1758) and the Norway rat (R.
At times when people were more likely to settle for long periods, the house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) reigned over the short-tailed field mouse (M.
The calls of pygmy blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) have three main parts, at about 100,60 and 40 hertz.
musculus es considerado huesped o reservorio de mantenimiento de la bacteria, debido a que puede albergar en la superficie de las celulas epiteliales de los tubulos proximales de los rinones bacterias patogenas del genero Leptospira sin presentar sintomatologia alguna y, de esta manera, diseminar la bacteria a traves de la orina durante todo el ciclo de vida del animal (3).
Hemos leido con interes el articulo publicado por Amaro, donde se demuestra que existe un incremento de los leucocitos al administrar la betarraga en ratones albino de la especie Mus musculus de la cepa Balb/c (1).
To decrease muscle activation during jogging, PGM in the UPS is equipped along the musculus soleus and the pump is equipped on the ipsilateral toe.
bassiana LF14 se presenta inocuo por via inhalatoria en Mus musculus (NMRI).