longitudinal muscle

longitudinal muscle

n.
Either of the lingual muscles: inferior lingual and superficial lingual.
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Longitudinal muscle is mainly concerned with peristalsis --the movement of the contents along the gut toward the anus.
Serial longitudinal muscle sections of 4 [micro]m) were deparaffinated in xylene, rehydrated in graded ethanol, and then pretreated by microwave (Brastemp; Sao Paulo, Brazil) with 10 mM citric acid buffer (pH = 6) for 3 cycles of 5 min each at 850 W for antigen retrieval.
They noted that the creepy crawler is made up of two main muscle groups: circular muscle fibers that wrap around the worm's tubelike body, and longitudinal muscle fibers that run along its length.
It arises from the K-J space, a muscular dehiscence inferior to the cricopharyngeal muscle and lateral to the longitudinal muscle of the esophagus.
1) recently performed an important study for determining the importance of lateral versus longitudinal muscle fiber vibrations on the MMG signal.
Contractions of the longitudinal muscle of isolated rat colon were measured with Grass FT03 isometric transducers connected to a Powerlab data acquisition system (AD Instruments Pty Ltd.
1) Histologically the appendix can be distinguished from other intestinal duplications by the presence of a complete and separate inner and outer longitudinal muscle layer and the amount and arrangement of lymphoid tissue.
Moreover Connexin 43-ir gap junctions are abundant between myocytes in the circular muscle layer but not in the longitudinal muscle layer (7).
Well-developed circular muscle, longitudinal muscle, and hemolymph sinus was observed in the muscular layer.
Longitudinal muscle strength changes in older adults: Influence of muscle mass, physical activity, and health.
The ischiorectal fossae are filled with adipose tissue that is infiltrated with numerous tough, fibrous bands and septa, some of which are derived from the longitudinal muscle of the anal canal (Figure 4).
Nine patients had hypertrophy of the longitudinal muscle layer of the bowel wall.

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