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musculature

 [mus´ku-lah-chur]
the muscular system of the body, or the muscles of a particular region.
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mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chūr),
Arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.
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musculature

(mŭs′kyə-lə-cho͝or′)
n.
The system or arrangement of muscles in a body or a body part.
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mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chŭr)
The arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

musculature

The muscle system of the body or the intrinsic muscles of a part of the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

mus·cu·la·ture

(mŭs'kyū-lă-chŭr)
The arrangement of the muscles in the body.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Treatment of shoulder subluxation includes proper positioning, weight-bearing exercises, and shoulder musculature strengthening.
Bite force is the result of the efficiency of jaw mechanics and the force exerted by the masticatory musculature (principally the temporalis muscle in shrews; Dotsch, 1983, 1985).
A Webster Rating Scale was performed by the geriatrician to measure the clinical features of parkinsonism (ten ratings from 0--no disability to 3--severe disability) (6) The speech pathologist then performed a standard bulbar assessment (oral peripheral examination) by estimation of the facial, mandibular, tongue and palatopharyngeal musculature strength.
Mortensen documented larval musculature in the cidaroids Eucidaris metularia (Lamarck, 1816) (subclass Cidaroidea) (1937) and Prionocidaris baculosa (Lamarck, 1816) (subclass Cidaroidea) (1938).
One arm of the cross represents overly facilitated ("locked-short") musculature; the other arm represents overly inhibited ("locked-long") musculature.
The lack of the mesoderm is puzzling in cnidarians and ctenophores because representatives of both phyla possess striated musculature, a mesodermal derivative in most triploblasts (Werner et al., 1976; Chapman, 1978; Seipel and Schmid, 2005, 2006; Steinmetz et al., 2012).
For example, the musculature in the concavity will adaptively shorten and become locked-short.
After the completion of the surgical anal exposition in the extrasphincteric plane, a ventral defect and muscular fibers weakness of the external anal sphincteric musculature were detected, which is thought to developed as a result of the excessive anal dilatation performed in previous surgery.
Facial musculature was tense, and cheek tissues were bilaterally dense with limited mouth opening.
The book provides chapter-length studies of PadmaAEs musculature and neoliberal hybridity in Salman RushdieAEs MidnightAEs Children; diaspora and passing in Hari KunzruAEs The Impressionist; and Julian Barnes and Sherlock Holmes.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to estimate and analyze the values for genetic trend of birth, yearling, and mature weights of cows, weight gains from birth to weaning and after weaning, and the conformation, finishing precocity, and musculature visual scores at weaning and yearling in a program for genetic improvement of Nellore cattle.