Definition of Sarcostyle

1. Noun. One of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber.

Exact synonyms: Myofibril, Myofibrilla
Terms within: Sarcoplasm, Sarcomere
Group relationships: Striated Muscle Cell, Striated Muscle Fiber
Generic synonyms: Fibril, Filament, Strand



Definition of Sarcostyle

1. Noun. (muscle obsolete) A myofibril. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcostyle

sarcosepta
sarcoseptum
sarcoses
sarcosin
sarcosinaemia
sarcosine
sarcosine dehydrogenase
sarcosine oxidase
sarcosine reductase
sarcosis
sarcosomal
sarcosome
sarcosomes
sarcosporidian
sarcostosis
sarcostyle (current term)
sarcostyles
sarcotic
sarcotics
sarcotripsy
sarcotubules
sarcous
sarculation
sarculations
sard
sardachate
sardachates
sardana
sardanapalian
sardanas

Literary usage of Sarcostyle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"While studying a living sarcostyle under a Jj oil-immersion lens, the endodermal axis, as it is called, was very sharply defined, being separated from the ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"Each sarcostyle may be said to be made up of successive portions, each of which Schäfer terms a sarcomere. This is the portion, situated between two ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1897)
"Part of a sarcostyle from the wing-muscles of the common house-fly fixed in ... Part of a sarcostyle burst by boiling. In the part on ihe left it seems to ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"A sarcostyle may be said to be made up of successive portions, each of which is termed a sarcomere. The sarcomere is situated between two membranes of ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"When the sarcostyle is extended, the clear intervals are well-marked and plainly ... when, on the other hand, the sarcostyle is contracted, that is to say, ..."

6. Hand-book of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton, William Senhouse Kirkes (1901)
"Schafer is unable to accept this view ; he regards the substance of the sarcostyle in its dark stripes as being of different composition, and not merely of ..."

7. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton, William Senhouse Kirkes (1907)
"Schafer is unable to accept this view; he regards the substance of the sarcostyle in its dark stripes as being of different composition, and not merely of ..."

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