Cohnheim's area

noun

Cohn·​heim's area ˈkōn-ˌhīmz- How to pronounce Cohnheim's area (audio)
: one of the polygonal areas seen in transverse sections of a striated muscle fiber representing a bundle of cut ends of fibrils surrounded by sarcoplasm

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“Cohnheim's area.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cohnheim%27s%20area. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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