muscle fiber

Definitions of muscle fiber

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

muscle cell, muscle fibre
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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