muscular system

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mus·cu·lar sys·tem

[TA]
all the muscles of the body collectively.
Synonym(s): systema musculare [TA]

muscular system

n.
The bodily system that is composed of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue and functions in movement of the body or of materials through the body, maintenance of posture, and heat production.

muscular system

all of the muscles of the body, including the smooth, cardiac, and striated muscles, considered as an interrelated structural group. See also the Color Atlas of Human Anatomy pp. A8-A11.

muscular system

The system that includes the skeletal muscles and their tendons.
See: muscle