Definition of Musculus
1. Noun. One of the contractile organs of the body.
Generic synonyms: Contractile Organ, Contractor
Specialized synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle, Pronator, Supinator, Levator, Antagonistic Muscle, Eye Muscle, Ocular Muscle, Rectus, Involuntary Muscle, Smooth Muscle, Anatomical Sphincter, Sphincter, Sphincter Muscle, Tensor
Terms within: Muscle Cell, Muscle Fiber, Muscle Fibre
Medical Definition of Musculus
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Literary usage of Musculus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"musculus was accordingly defeated, and retained his position only on account of ... As Melanchthon had only half approved the position of musculus in his ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The accessory portions form two additional muscles, the musculus accessorius and the Cervicalis ascendens. ..."
3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1889)
"The form also is different, prismatic in Megaptera, flat in B. musculus. In B. musculus, where the process goes off, the curved border of the temporal fossa ..."
4. Abel Redevivus, Or, The Dead Yet Speaking: The Lives and Deaths of the by Thomas Fuller (1867)
"THE LIFE AND DEATH OF WOLFGANGUS musculus. IN the year of our Lord God 1497, ... His father was called Antonius musculus, who by his profession was a cooper ..."
5. The Zurich Letters: Comprising the Correspondence of Several English Bishops by Hastings Robinson, John Hunter, Parker Society (Great Britain) (1846)
"... TO WOLFGANG musculus. Dated at LONDON, Dec. 23, 1548. GREETING. I gave your letter to the most reverend the archbishop of Canterbury, having read which, ..."