muscle synergy

muscle synergy

, muscular synergy
The association of several muscle groups contracting simultaneously as a single functional unit, e.g., the back, trunk, abdominal, and leg muscles working together to maintain balance while walking.
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While more feasible, achieving simultaneous, independent control using intramuscular EMG is still a challenging task, because a stable muscle synergy map must be developed for each user.
Modulation of muscle synergy recruitment in primate grasping.