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muscle fiber

noun
1.
one of the structural cells of a muscle.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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muscle fiber in Medicine

muscle fiber n.
A cylindrical multinucleate cell composed of myofibrils that contract when stimulated.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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