unstriated


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un·stri·at·ed

 (ŭn-strī′ā′tĭd)
adj.
Lacking striations; smooth-textured.
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unstriated

(ʌnˈstraɪˌeɪtɪd)
adj
(Biology) (of muscle) composed of elongated cells that do not have striations; smooth
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