skeletal muscle


skeletal muscle

noun

Definition of SKELETAL MUSCLE

:  striated muscle that is usually attached to the skeleton and is usually under voluntary control

First Known Use of SKELETAL MUSCLE

1877

skeletal muscle

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKELETAL MUSCLE

: striated muscle that is usually attached to the skeleton and is usually under voluntary control; also : a muscle composed of skeletal muscle

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