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striped muscle

a type of contractile tissue that is marked by transverse striations; it is concerned with moving skeletal parts to which it is usually attached Also called skeletal muscle Compare smooth muscle
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  • Only the striped muscle (that of the heart excepted) contains Trichin.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • Now, can you tell me whether each spine has likewise an oblique unstriped or striped muscle, as figured by Lister?

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