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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 is the scientific name for which marine creature?
norvegicus y Mus musculus tienen medula multiseriada tipo alveolar y Rattus rattus un patron medular reticular.
The house mouse (Mus musculus, Linnaeus, 1758) and mound-building mouse (Mus spicilegus, Petenyi, 1882) are two sibling species of the genus Mus distributed in Slovakia (Kristofik & Danko 2003a, b, Kristofik 2012, Kristofik & Stollmann 2012).
During motor examination, the left lower extremity muscle strength was globally 5/5, while the right lower extremity muscle strength was as follows: musculus tibialis anterior 1/5, musculus extensor hallucis longus 1/5, and other muscle groups 5/5.
norvegicus rats, Mus musculus mice, and Suncus murinus and S.
[39] Having that said, pyramidal cells that have shrunken along with loss of its extensive branching may affect the hippocampal activity of the Mus musculus negatively as these pyramidal-shaped cells play a key role in cognitive functions such as understanding, perception, remembering, and thinking.
Electromyography (EMG) showed lower compound muscle action potential (CMAP) amplitude on the left facial nerve compared with the right side (facial nerve CMAP amplitude recording on musculus nasalis was 1.8 mV on the right and 0.7 mV on the left; facial nerve CMAP amplitude recording on musculus orbicularis oculi was 1.1 mV on the right and 0.2 mV on the left).
A total of 1571 animals were captured belonging to species of Nesokia indica, Mus musculus, Mus budooga, Millardia meltada, Tatera indica and Golunda elliotti.
In this region, seropositivity has been reported in synanthropic rodents (Rattus rattus and Mus musculus) from 37.5 to 47%, suggesting that these animals act as hosts for the parasite in urban cycles [5, 6].
Para os roedores aloctones Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) e Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758) foram utilizados pelos de um individuo de cada especie, alem de amostras de dois individuos de Mus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758).