axial muscle


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ax·i·al mus·cle

one of the skeletal muscles of the trunk or head.
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ax·i·al mus·cle

(ak'sē-ăl mŭs'ĕl)
One of the skeletal muscles of the trunk or head.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ax·i·al mus·cle

(ak'sē-ăl mŭs'ĕl)
Skeletal muscle of the trunk or head.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This morphology in hagfishes is a clear contrast to the taut, close-fitting skins of other fishes (lampreys and cartilaginous and bony fishes) that possess firm myoseptal fiber attachments between the axial muscles and skin (Fig.
We found out that patients who exhibited axial muscle weakness had earlier disease onset ages than those who did not, and a study about LOPD in 54 Dutch patients [27] also revealed that the patients with scoliosis experienced theirfirst complaints before 21 years of age, while the mean age for all 54 patients was 28.1 [+ or -] 14.3 years.
Function of red axial muscles of carp (Cyprinus carpio): recruitment and normalized power output during swimming in different modes.
Identified motoneurons and their innervation of axial muscles in the zebrafish.
[18] SPS initially presents as muscle stiffness, which is progressive and usually involves rigidity of the axial muscles, including the paraspinal thoracic, lumbar and proximal leg muscles.