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musculature

 [mus´ku-lah-chur]
the muscular system of the body, or the muscles of a particular region.

mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chūr),
Arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.

musculature

/mus·cu·la·ture/ (mus´kūl-ah-cher) the muscular apparatus of the body or of a part.

musculature

(mŭs′kyə-lə-cho͝or′)
n.
The system or arrangement of muscles in a body or a body part.

musculature

[mus′kyəlā′chər]
the arrangement and condition of the muscles.

mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chŭr)
The arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.

musculature

The muscle system of the body or the intrinsic muscles of a part of the body.

musculature

the muscle arrangement of part of, or the whole, body

mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chŭr)
The arrangement of the muscles in the body.

musculature (mus´kūləchur),

n a part of the muscular apparatus of the body; the source of power for the movement of the body or its parts.
musculature, cheek,
n the muscles giving support, form, and function to the cheeks. Should disequilibrium exist between the functional forces exerted on the dentition by the tongue and cheek musculature, deviations in tooth alignment may occur.
musculature, lip,
n the muscles that perform the physiologic or functional activities of the lips. The primary muscles include the orbicularis oris, quadratus labii superioris, risorius, and buccinators. If the tongue and the musculature of the lips do not exert equivalent forces against the teeth, movement of the teeth may occur.
musculoskeletal system
(mus´kūlōskel´ətəl),
n all the muscles, bones, joints, and related structures, such as the tendons and connective tissue, that function in the stability and movement of the parts and organs of the body. See also system, musculoskeletal.

musculature

the muscular system of the body, or the muscles of a particular region.
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With a client who has excessive anterior tilt and hyperlordosis, it is important to loosen and relax anterior tilt musculature so that the pelvis can be moved into its proper tilt posture.
We therefore support Taylor (2003) in proposing that the physid musculature plays an important role in the ability of these snails to avoid predation.
Obviously, it can be used as a warm-up for the shoulder region prior to more involved and heavier pressing/pulling movements that target much of the same musculature.
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Also, no evidence showing the effect of eccentric exercise on concentric power of any musculature has been found.
Both of these work the quadriceps and hip musculature as well as provide aerobic training.
Injecting genes to block myostatin [a substance that curbs muscle growth] could help not only those with muscular dystrophy but also anyone suffering the routine loss of musculature that comes with aging.
He's a stronger player, more balanced physically and he has strengthened his musculature.
The curve of his musculature and honey tone of his skin are perfectly conveyed.
Emphasis is placed upon understanding of musculature, hair, feathers and other physical features.
Thinness is considered desirable and attractive for females; bigness and full musculature are considered attractive for males.
The corpses include an eight-months-pregnant woman with her womb open, revealing her perfectly formed baby; a female runner with her musculature pulled away from her skeleton to suggest the body in motion; a man with his brain exposed playing chess; and two riders on horseback, all three bodies completely flayed with muscle fully exposed.