Definition of Sarcous

1. a. Fleshy; -- applied to the minute structural elements, called sarcous elements, or sarcous disks, of which striated muscular fiber is composed.



Definition of Sarcous

1. Adjective. (anatomy) fleshy; applied to the minute structural elements that make up muscle fibre ¹

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Definition of Sarcous

1. composed of flesh or muscle [adj]

Medical Definition of Sarcous

1. Fleshy; applied to the minute stryctural elements, called sarcous elements, or sarcous disks, of which striated muscular fibre is composed. Origin: Gr, flesh. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcous

sarcosine dehydrogenase
sarcosine oxidase
sarcosine reductase
sarcosis
sarcosomal
sarcosome
sarcosomes
sarcosporidian
sarcostosis
sarcostyle
sarcostyles
sarcotic
sarcotics
sarcotripsy
sarcotubules
sarcous (current term)
sarculation
sarculations
sard
sardachate
sardachates
sardana
sardanapalian
sardanas
sardar
sardars
sardel
sardelle
sardelles
sardels

Literary usage of Sarcous

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1. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"4 ; the arrows (m) indicating the contracted or shortened sarcous elements of the biceps, and the arrows (») the relaxed or elongated ..."

2. The Physiological Anatomy and Physiology of Man by Robert Bentley Todd, William Bowman (1857)
"It does not appear that elasticity is in any degree a property of the sarcous elements, and their tenacity must be comparatively slight: but it is the ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"a detached disc, more highly magnified, shewing the sarcous elements. directions, there would result a series of particles, which may be termed primitive ..."

4. The Physiology of the Circulation in Plants, in the Lower Animals, and in by James Bell Pettigrew (1874)
"Muscles can act in Two Directions; sarcous Elements of Muscle—Peculiar Movements of.—The first fact to be fixed in the mind when attempting to comprehend ..."

5. The Physiology of the Circulation in Plants, in the Lower Animals, and in by James Bell Pettigrew (1874)
"Muscles can act in Two Directions; sarcous Elements of Muscle—Peculiar Movements of.—The first fact to be fixed in the mind when attempting to comprehend ..."

6. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"The doubly refracting dark portions of the sarcous elements of muscular fibre. The term is specially applied to the D., principal. ».bearing. ..."

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