nonstriated

nonstriated

(ˌnɒnˈstraɪeɪtɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) (esp of certain muscle fibres) having no striations
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The avian iris musculature is composed mainly of striated muscle fibers with variable amounts of nonstriated muscle fibers (myoepithelium and/or smooth muscle).
Tubular molds with impressions of internal striations and nodes were determined to represent horsetails (Equisetum), whereas nonstriated impressions may include rush (Juncus) and bulrushes (Scirpus).
Each perradial muscle bundle is comprised of nonstriated muscle fibers that splay out at its terminus below the nerve ring (Fig.
11,20) It has been suggested that a nonvascular nasal leiomyoma might represent a late evolutionary stage in the progression of the lesion from a vascular hemangioma, to an angioma with much nonstriated muscle, to a leiomyoma with many vessels, and finally to a solid leiomyoma.