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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

The system that includes the skeletal muscles and their tendons.
See: muscle
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The muscles are not assessed during contraction or during any functional tasks related with sacroiliac joint which might be more appropriate for the functional role of the joint and the muscle system.
In the first week, the students were allowed to play around with the MUSCLE system as a warm up and began to understand how the activities would proceed.
It is therefore my conclusion that chronic pain is not difficult to fix for most people--provided you take a co-ordinated full body approach that balances the muscle system and removes the twisting, tilting or sagging from the structure.
The skeletal muscle system includes all the peripheral nerves that control voluntary movement.
While wearing MBTs the body is forced to maintain its natural balance, stimulating and exercising the body's supporting muscle system.
Nervous and muscle system development in Phascolion strombus (Sipuncula).
(24) This has a negative consequence because when there is an increase in the activity of the global muscle system there is a concomitant decrease in the deeper local muscle system.
Afferent information has different effects on the muscle system such as relaxation, movement or increased range of movement, increase in tone and/or reduction in tone.
This study reveals how the muscle system develops during naupliar development.
Just as overloading and failure occur when forces applied to a muscle system exceed its strength, applying forces in the wrong orientation can damage muscle systems.
In this disease, muscles suffer a vital loss of protein, and muscle fibers are replaced gradually by fat and connective tissue until, in the late stages of the disease, the voluntary muscle system becomes virtually useless.
Usually, however, the pain a person experiences in muscles is referred or transmitted from some other part of the muscle system. That explains why so often examination of the painful area reveals no anatomical evidence of pain and why some doctors become skeptical of the injury.