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Definition of the noun musculus
What does musculus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- one of the contractile organs of the body
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of musculus: muscle
- more generic terms: contractile organ / contractor = a bodily organ that contracts
- more specific terms:
- skeletal muscle / striated muscle = a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
- pronator = a muscle that produces or assists in pronation
- supinator = a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination
- levator = a muscle that serves to lift some body part
- antagonistic muscle = a muscle that opposes the action of another
- ocular muscle / eye muscle = one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
- rectus = any of various straight muscles
- involuntary muscle / smooth muscle = a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels
- anatomical sphincter / sphincter muscle / sphincter = a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening
- tensor = any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
- part: muscle fiber / muscle fibre / muscle cell = an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
Phrases with Musculus
Phrases starting with the word Musculus:
- Musculus Imus
- Musculus Nana
- Musculus Nanus
- Musculus niger
- Musculus Nigra
- Musculus Nysti
- Musculus Pusio
- Musculus Ulmus
- Musculus Oahuus
- Musculus Panhai
- Musculus phenax
- Musculus Tumida
- Musculus Viator
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Musculus
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by Wei Wang
In a special case, we can infer that “The largest mammal lives in the sea” is a universal truth from two universal truths “balaenoptera musculus lives in the sea” and “balaenoptera musculus is the largest mammal.” However, laws of nature are ...
Babees book (1868)
by Frederick James Furnivall
Musculus is a fisshe lhat layth harde shellis, and of it the ...
Mammals of the Holy Land (1996)
by Mazin B. Qumsiyeh
musculus is the ancestor of the laboratory mouse, of which many varieties have been selected. The lab...
The Boke of Nurture Folowyng Englondis Gise, ... Edited from the Harleian MS. 4011 in the British Museum by F. J. Furnivall (1868)
by John Russell, Frederick James FURNIVALL
Musculus is a fisshe ...
by O.S. Kukovinets, M. I. Abdullin, R. A. Zainullin, R. V. Kunakova
goods: the house mouse Mus musculus, the field mouse Apodemius agrarius and the common rat Rattus norvegicus. Quite often the black rat can be found among the imported goods. The house mouse Mus musculus is a small creature.
The Genetics of Aging (2013)
by Edward Schneider
Mus musculus is a member of the Old World family Muridae, and Peromyscus leucopus belongs to the cosmopolitan family Cricetidae (Simpson, 1945; Wood, 1955). These two species have been extensively investigated in relation to the ...
by William Edmonds Horner
fibres is here transverse; and they cross and intermix with each other in different directions, forming a close compact tissue, which has the effect of a particular apparatus for retaining the urine, and is called Musculus Sphincter Ve- sicae.
by Thomas P. Colville
Mus musculus is the scientific name of the Mouse Gerbil Hamster Rabbit a. b. c. d. The scientific name of the rabbit ear mite is Aspiculuris Otodectes Psoroptes Eimeria a. b. c. d. The species that gives birth to large, precocious young is the a.
by Jordanka Zlatanova, Kensal E. van Holde
The house mouse Mus musculus is the easiest mammal to study and has been used by generations of researchers. Despite a large evolutionary separation between mice and humans, ~85% of the mouse genome is very similar to that of ...
by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
muscle of Otto muscle of von Sömmerring muscle of Tyrie see saphenous muscle musculocutaneous nerve median nerve communications targets musculus accessories ...
by Murray Wrobel
Mus setulosus 4100 Mus musculoides Rodentia - Muridae e Temminck's Mouse d Temminck-Zwergmaus 4101 Mus musculus Rodentia - Muridae e East European House Mouse; Eastern House Mouse d Gartenmaus; Gelbbauchmaus; ...
Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe
musculus, a muscle of the neck. Trigla, the barbel fish. - Triglites, a stone of the colour of the barbel. Triglochis, having three curved hooks. Trigonella, cornjanum gracum, mon Monsfieliensis, ) fennugreek.
Called also musculus fibularis brevis. peroneus longus m., long peroneal muscle: origin, lateral condyle of tibia, head and lateral surface of fibula; insertion, medial cuneiform, first metatarsal; innervation, superficial peroneal; action, abducts, ...
by Christoph Zink
musculus bulbospongiosus who has given birth several times, especially more than five children; cf. history, obstetrical. musculus bulbospongiosus (dim. from Lat. mus mouse): centrum tendineum perinei, median raphe at the lower surface of ...
musculus articularis genus refers to “the muscle of the joint of the knee.” The term was introduced by the German anatomist S.T. von Soemmerring (1755– 1830) to describe a muscle of the anterior thigh, occasionally blended with the ...
by William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen
[The fast-swimming blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) and fin whale ( Balaenoptera physalus) could not be hunted effectively prior to the introduction of steam propulsion and heavy-caliber harpoon cannons in the late nineteenth century.] ...
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- Troglodytes musculus
The Southern House Wren or Chercan is found though much of southern South America. Here in central Chile.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
- Troglodytes musculus
A Southern House Wren, at home at Filo Tillo Lodge, Darien, Panama. This species ranges from Mexico to Patagonia, and some consider it the same as the Common House Wren.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
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