helices


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hel·i·ces

(hel'i-sēz),
Plural of helix.

helices

(hĕl′ĭ-sēz′, hē′lĭ-)
n.
A plural of helix.

hel·i·ces

(hel'i-sēz)
Plural of helix.

helix

(he'liks) (hel'i-sez?, he'li-) (he'lik-sez) plural.helicesplural.helixes [Gr., helix, (something shaped like a) spiral, coil]
1. A coil or spiral.
2. The margin of the external ear.

Watson-Crick helix

See: Watson-Crick helix
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What advantage might contractile helices offer smooth muscles, which require less myosin and about 1/300th the amount of energy to generate the same force as skeletal muscles?