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Definitions and Synonyms of skeletal muscle | Another word for skeletal muscle | What is skeletal muscle?

Definition 1: a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for skeletal muscle in the sense of this definition

(skeletal muscle is a kind of ...) one of the contractile organs of the body

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two muscles of the abdomen and pelvis that flex the trunk and rotate the thigh

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any of several muscles of the upper back that help move the shoulder blade

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two flat muscles that extend from the upper vertebrae to the base of the skull and serve to rotate or flex or extend the head and neck

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) muscle of the lower leg that is involved in moving the foot

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) muscle descending from the sphenoid bone to the lower jaw

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a skeletal muscle of the trunk or head

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any of four pairs of muscles extending from the cervical vertebrae to the second rib; involved in moving the neck and in breathing

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two flat triangular muscles of the shoulder and upper back that are involved in moving the shoulders and arms

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any of the skeletal muscles of the face

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) the muscular back part of the shank

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) an external ring of striated muscle surrounding the anus

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) striated muscle that can be controlled voluntarily

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) the muscles of the abdomen

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any skeletal muscle that draws a body part down

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) either of two large muscles of the chest

(... is a kind of skeletal muscle ) any of several muscles of the trunk

(skeletal muscle is a part of ...) that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves

(skeletal muscle is a part of ...) an elongated contractile cell in striated muscle tissue

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