musculature

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noun mus·cu·la·ture \ˈməs-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇r, -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of musculature

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

Examples of musculature in a sentence

  1. an athlete with well-developed musculature

Origin and Etymology of musculature

French, from Latin musculus


First Known Use: 1875


MUSCULATURE Defined for English Language Learners

musculature

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noun mus·cu·la·ture \ˈməs-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇r, -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of musculature for English Language Learners

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


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musculature

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noun mus·cu·la·ture \ˈməs-kyə-lə-ˌchu̇(ə)r, -chər, -ˌt(y)u̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of musculature

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


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