Definition of Muscles

1. Noun. (plural of muscle) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of muscle) ¹

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Definition of Muscles

1. muscle [v] - See also: muscle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscles

muscled up
muscles (current term)
muscles of abdomen
muscles of auditory ossicles
muscles of coccyx
muscles of eyeball
muscles of facial expression
muscles of head
muscles of larynx
muscles of mastication
muscles of neck
muscles of the back
muscles of thorax
muscles of tongue
muscles up

Literary usage of Muscles

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

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"THE muscles AND FASCIA.1 THE muscles are connected with the bones, cartilages, ligaments, and skin, either directly or through the intervention of fibrous ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Paralyses Classified According to the Tonus of the Paralyzed muscles (Flaccid and Spastic Paralyses) When the tonicity of the muscles paralyzed is less than ..."

3. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"The higher the animal, the more its muscles have become dependent on the nervous system. The result is that when the muscular system becomes highly ..."

4. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1880)
"Thus in the text-books accessible to us we und these muscles, in some cases ... To arrive at a decision as to the function of these muscles as rib elevators ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The whole of the limb is not necessarily paralysed, often it is only a group of muscles, and even if the paralysis affects both legs or the arm and leg on ..."

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