Definition of Axial muscle

1. Noun. A skeletal muscle of the trunk or head.

Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle

Medical Definition of Axial muscle

1. One of the skeletal muscle's of the trunk or head. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axial Muscle

axial ametropia
axial aneurysm
axial cataract
axial current
axial filament
axial hyperopia
axial lobe
axial lobes
axial motion
axial muscle (current term)
axial neuritis
axial pattern flap
axial plane
axial plate
axial point
axial projection
axial rotation
axial section
axial skeleton
axial view
axial walls of the pulp chambers

Literary usage of Axial muscle

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1894)
"... a pre-axial muscle, is more often supplied by a distal nerve (S.3) than the outer ... which morphologically is a post-axial muscle, is innervated more ..."

2. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"Tentacles and branches contain an axial muscle, while the ectodermal coating consists largely of adhesive cells. These are spherical bodies (fig. ..."

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