voluntary muscle

voluntary muscle
Synonyms and related words:
adductor, beef, beefiness, biceps, brawn, brawniness, buccinator, elasticity, gemellus, gluteus maximus, heftiness, huskiness, infraspinatus, intercostal, involuntary muscle, latissimus dorsi, levator, masseter, mentalis, muscle, muscularity, musculature, mylohyoid, nasalis, oblique, occipitalis, omohyoid, pectineus, pectoralis, peroneus, physique, sinew, sinewiness, sinews, sphincter, tensor, thew, thewiness, thews, tone, trapezius, triceps

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  • voluntary muscle — n muscle (as most striated muscle) under voluntary control * * * see striated muscle * * * any muscle that normally is under the control of the will, i.e., a skeletal muscle (q.v.) …   Medical dictionary

  • voluntary muscle — noun striated muscle that can be controlled voluntarily • Hypernyms: ↑skeletal muscle, ↑striated muscle * * * noun : muscle under voluntary control : striated muscle * * * Anat. muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual s will;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • voluntary muscle — noun Date: 1788 muscle (as most striated muscle) under voluntary control …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • voluntary muscle — Anat. muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual s will; mainly skeletal muscle, composed of parallel bundles of striated, multinucleate fibers. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • voluntary muscle — noun Muscle that is normally controlled by individual volition; skeletal muscle …   Wiktionary

  • voluntary muscle — Striated muscle capable of rapid contraction and relaxation; found in arthropods and other groups of animals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • voluntary muscle — see striated muscle …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • voluntary muscle — vol′untary mus′cle n. anat. any muscle moved at will and composed of bundles of striated fibers • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Voluntary — Vol un*ta*ry, a. [L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas will, choice, from the root of velle to will, p. pr. volens; akin to E. will: cf. F. volontaire, Of. also voluntaire. See {Will}, v. t., and cf. {Benevolent}, {Volition}, {Volunteer}.] 1. Proceeding… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Voluntary affidavit — Voluntary Vol un*ta*ry, a. [L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas will, choice, from the root of velle to will, p. pr. volens; akin to E. will: cf. F. volontaire, Of. also voluntaire. See {Will}, v. t., and cf. {Benevolent}, {Volition}, {Volunteer}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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