Recent Examples of skeletal muscle from the Web
Blood flow and stream of glucose to the skeletal muscles increase.
Very droopy eyelids may be a sign of myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disorder that causes weakness in skeletal muscles (the muscles the body uses for movement).
At 16, doctors diagnosed Shae with rhabdomyosarcoma – a cancer of cells that normally develop into skeletal muscles.
Evidence from one recent study even suggests that skeletal muscles may be involved—at least in mice.
Using samples from a range of sources, including animals going to slaughter and those on farms or ranches, scientists isolate cells that have the capacity to renew themselves and feed them oxygen and nutrients to produce skeletal muscle.
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