sarcolactic acid sar·co·lac·tic acid (sär’kə-lāk’tĭk)
An isomeric form of lactic acid produced by muscle tissue during the anaerobic metabolism of glucose.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the membranous sheath of a muscle fiber. noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) 1. the membrane covering a muscle fibre sarcolemma sar·co·lem·ma (sär’kə-lěm’ə) n. A thin membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber. sar’co·lem’mal adj.
noun, Archaic. 1. the branch of anatomy dealing with the soft or fleshy body parts.
noun, plural sarcomas, sarcomata [sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue. noun (pl) -mata (-mətə), -mas 1. (pathol) a usually malignant tumour arising from connective tissue sarcoma sar·co·ma (sär-kō’mə) n. pl. sar·co·mas or sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə) A malignant tumor arising from connective […]
[sahr-koh-muh-toh-sis] /sɑrˌkoʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. the condition in which a sarcoma has become disseminated throughout the body. 2. a condition marked by the production of an overwhelming number of sarcomas throughout the body. sarcomatosis /sɑːˌkəʊməˈtəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) a condition characterized by the development of several sarcomas at various bodily sites sarcomatosis sar·co·ma·to·sis […]