Definition of Unipennate

1. Adjective. (medicine anatomy zoology) Of, pertaining to, or having the nature of a muscle, the parallel fibres of which attach to a tendon at an acute angle (as a feather that is barbed on one side). ¹



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Medical Definition of Unipennate

1. 1. Having a feather arrangement on one side; resembling one-half of a feather. 2. Denoting certain muscles with fibres running at an acute angle from one side of a tendon. Synonym: demipenniform. Origin: uni-+ L. Penna, feather (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Unipennate

uniovulate
unipara
uniparae
uniparas
uniparental
uniparental inheritance
uniparentally
uniparous
unipartite
uniped
unipedicular
unipeds
unipeg
unipegs
unipennate (current term)
unipennate muscle
unipersonal
unipersonalist
unipersonalists
uniplanar
uniplicate
unipod
unipods
unipolar
unipolar arc
unipolar cell
unipolar depression
unipolar electrocardiogram
unipolar leads

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