uni·​pen·​nate ˌyü-ni-ˈpen-ˌāt How to pronounce unipennate (audio)
: having the fibers arranged obliquely and inserting into a tendon only on one side in the manner of a feather barbed on one side
a unipennate muscle

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“Unipennate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/unipennate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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