sarcomere

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noun sar·co·mere \ˈsär-kə-ˌmir\

Definition of sarcomere

  1. :  any of the repeating structural units of striated muscle fibrils

1891

First Known Use of sarcomere

1891


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sarcomere

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noun sar·co·mere \ˈsär-kə-ˌmi(ə)r\

Medical Definition of sarcomere

  1. :  any of the repeating structural units of striated muscle fibrils

sarcomeric

\ˌsär-kə-ˈmer-ik\play adjective

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