musculature


mus·cu·la·ture

noun \ˈməs-kyə-lə-ˌchr, -chər, -ˌtyr, -ˌtr\

: the muscles of the body or of one of its parts

Full Definition of MUSCULATURE

:  the muscles of all or a part of the animal body

Examples of MUSCULATURE

  1. an athlete with well-developed musculature

Origin of MUSCULATURE

French, from Latin musculus
First Known Use: 1875

mus·cu·la·ture

noun \ˈməs-kyə-lə-ˌch(ə)r, -chər, -ˌt(y)(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MUSCULATURE

: the muscles of all or a part of the animal body

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