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

The system that includes the skeletal muscles and their tendons.
See: muscle
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Patients with diseases of skeletal and muscular system, circulatory system, and tumor made up 90.48% of the population, indicating that the diagnosis as well as treatment of those disease categories cost much more higher than that of other disease categories, which meant diagnosing and treating these diseases were more difficult and called for advanced medical technologies in the process.[sup][12]
The tonus of the longitudinal sole muscle cells in the horizontal muscular system in L.
* The elimination of lactic acid is more efficient, because of the tolerance of the muscular system towards it
Nevertheless, it is certain that muscle mass, strength, function, and quality are determined by at least three cardinal physiological systems: (1) neurological system [15], (2) muscular system [15], and (3) circulatory system.
"However, our findings initially indicate that many different diseases affecting the muscular system could potentially be responsive to drugs that inhibit myostatin and thus promote muscle growth, without regard to the status of the muscle stem cell pool."
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The study of muscular system protein myostatin has been of great interest to researchers as a potential therapeutic target for people with muscular disorders.
Holmes has a congenital neuromuscular disorder that prevented development of her muscular system. She uses a power chair as she oversees medical care for more than 500 patients who are in rehabilitation for spinal-cord injuries.
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The robot, product of a two-year intense R&D process, can respond to questions, fulfill voice commands, make mathematical calculations, imitate human muscular system and movements, and recognize shapes and colors, Konya-based AkinSoft company's chairman told AA on Sunday.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers identified the breakdown of cellular recycling systems in the neurons of the spinal cord and ALS patients that results in the nervous system slowly losing its ability to carry brain signals to the body's muscular system.
Greg Roskopf, who designed MAT, called it "a process to optimize performance and get the most of out the muscular system." He compared the technique to fixing the alignment on a car.
By doing this in pencil, students were able to leave the bones labeled and would have a point of reference when we created the muscular system.