Medical Dictionary

skeletal muscle


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

Illustration of SKELETAL MUSCLE


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