involuntary muscle tissue in the walls of viscera and blood vessels, consisting of nonstriated, spindle-shaped cells.
muscle that is capable of slow rhythmic involuntary contractions: occurs in the walls of the blood vessels, alimentary canal, etc Compare striped muscle
smooth muscle n.
Muscle tissue that contracts without voluntary control, having fine myofibrils but lacking transverse striations and found in the walls of internal organs, blood vessels, and hair follicles.
adjective, smoother, smoothest. 1. free from projections or unevenness of surface; not rough: smooth wood; a smooth road. 2. generally flat or unruffled, as a calm sea. 3. free from hairs or a hairy growth: a smooth cheek. 4. of uniform consistency; free from lumps, as a batter, sauce, etc. 5. free from or proceeding […]
- Smoothing iron
noun 1. a former name for iron (sense 2), iron (sense 3)
noun 1. South Midland and Southern U.S. a dragonfly. 2. a hellgrammite.
noun, (used with a plural verb) Craps. 1. a cast of two; two aces. snake-bitten