Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

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


Read Also:

  • Striped-spermophile

    noun 1. thirteen-lined ground squirrel. thirteen-lined ground squirrel [thur-teen-lahynd] /ˈθɜrˌtinˈlaɪnd/ noun 1. a brownish ground squirrel, Citellus tridecemlineatus, of prairie regions of the U.S., having cream-colored stripes extending along its back and sides.

  • Striped-squirrel

    noun 1. any squirrel with stripes on its back, as a chipmunk.

  • Striped tuna

    noun See arctic bonito

  • Striper

    noun, Informal. 1. Military. a naval officer whose uniform sleeve displays stripes: a four-striper. an enlisted person of any of the armed services whose sleeve displays stripes denoting years of service: a six-striper. 2. striped bass. noun 1. (military, slang) an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navy: […]

Disclaimer: Striped muscle definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.