muscle of tragus n.
A band of vertical muscular fibers on the outer surface of the tragus of the ear.
- Muscle of uvula
muscle of uvula n. A muscle with origin from the posterior nasal spine, whose insertion forms the bulk of the uvula and whose action raises the uvula.
- Muscle out
verb phrase To force out: If she persists, she’ll be muscled out of the movement (1950s+)
- Muscle plasma
muscle plasma n. An alkaline fluid in muscle that coagulates spontaneously, separating into myosin and muscle serum.
- Muscle plate
muscle plate n. See myotome.