muscle cell

Definitions of muscle cell
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n an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body

Synonyms:
muscle fiber, muscle fibre
Types:
striated muscle cell, striated muscle fiber
an elongated contractile cell in striated muscle tissue
smooth muscle cell
cells of the smooth muscles
Type of:
fiber, fibre
any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
somatic cell, vegetative cell
any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes

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