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Definition of STRIATED MUSCLE
: muscle tissue that is marked by transverse dark and light bands, is made up of elongated usually multinucleated fibers, and includes skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, and most muscle of arthropods — compare smooth muscle, voluntary muscle
: muscle tissue that is marked by transverse dark and light bands, that is made up of elongated fibers, and that includes skeletal and usually cardiac muscle of vertebrates and most muscle of arthropods—compare smooth muscle, voluntary muscle