sarcomere

noun
sar·​co·​mere | \ˈsär-kə-ˌmir \

Definition of sarcomere 

: any of the repeating structural units of striated muscle fibrils

First Known Use of sarcomere

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sarcomere

sarco- + -mere

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The first known use of sarcomere was in 1891

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sarcomere

noun
sar·​co·​mere | \ˈsär-kə-ˌmi(ə)r \

Medical Definition of sarcomere 

: any of the repeating structural units of striated muscle fibrils

Other Words from sarcomere

sarcomeric \ ˌsär-​kə-​ˈmer-​ik \ adjective

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