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muscle meaning

EN[ˈmʌs.əl]
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WMuscle
  • Muscle is a soft tissue found in most animals.
  • Muscle tissues are derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells in a process known as m
  • Muscles are predominantly powered by the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates,
muscle
  • NounPLmuscles
    1. NU A contractile form of tissue which animals use to effect movement.
      1. Muscle consists largely of actin and myosin filaments.
    2. NC An organ composed of muscle tissue.
      1. NU (chiefly in the plural) A well-developed physique, in which the muscles are enlarged from exercise.
        1. NU (figuratively) Strength, force.
          1. NU (figuratively) Hired strongmen or bodyguards.
          2. VerbSGmusclesPRmusclingPT, PPmuscled
            1. To use force to make progress, especially physical force.
              1. He muscled his way through the crowd.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • to relax a rope or cord; to relax the muscles or sinews
              • By checking with orbital and intracalvarium MRI, in all the patients hypoplasia of the ocular motor nerves and the extraocular muscles could be shown (Table 1 ).
              • Its lateral surface for the origins of the sternomastoideus and cleidomastoideus muscles is smooth probably because of the young age of the holotype individual.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Muscle bundles run both parallel and perpendicular to the dermal surfaces of the fin (as seen in Fig 3 ), but only bundles running parallel to the dermal surface showed colabeling.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The observed effect of imperatorin probably results from the interaction with various Ca 2+ influx pathways in intestine smooth muscle.
              • The legs are set wide apart due to the very thick muscling.
              • Deconditioning due to decreased physical effort results in muscle loss, including heart muscles.

          Meaning of muscle for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "muscle" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
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