striation


stri·a·tion

noun \strī-ˈā-shən\

Definition of STRIATION

1
a :  the fact or state of being striated
b :  arrangement of striations or striae
2
:  a minute groove, scratch, or channel especially when one of a parallel series
3
:  any of the alternate dark and light cross bands of a myofibril of striated muscle

First Known Use of STRIATION

circa 1847

stri·a·tion

noun \strī-ˈā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRIATION

1
: the fact or state of being striated
2
: a minute groove, scratch, or channel especially when one of a parallel series
3
: any of the alternate dark and light cross bands of a myofibril of striated muscle

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