sarcoplasm


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sarcoplasm

 [sahr´ko-plazm]
the interfibrillary matter of striated muscle. adj., adj sarcoplas´mic.

sar·co·plasm

(sar'kō-plazm),
The nonfibrillar cytoplasm of a muscle fiber.
[sarco- + G. plasma, a thing formed]

sarcoplasm

/sar·co·plasm/ (sahr´ko-plazm) the interfibrillary matter of striated muscle.sarcoplas´mic

sarcoplasm

(sär′kə-plăz′əm)
n.
The cytoplasm of a striated muscle fiber.

sar′co·plas·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk), sar′co·plas′mic (-mĭk) adj.

sarcoplasm

[sär′kōplaz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, sarx, flesh, plassein, to mold
the semifluid cytoplasm of muscle cells.

sar·co·plasm

(sahr'kō-plazm)
The nonfibrillar cytoplasm of a muscle fiber.
[sarco- + G. plasma, a thing formed]

sarcoplasm

The cytoplasm of muscle cells.

sarcoplasm

the cytoplasm of a muscle cell or fibre.

sarcoplasm

the interfibrillary matter of striated muscle.
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156,157) These mutations allow excessive calcium release from the sarcoplasmic reticulum into the sarcoplasm, resulting in intense muscle contraction.
These have tubular mitochondria and a small number of sarcoplasmic reticula around the sarcolemma and some glycogen granules in the sarcoplasm (Fig.
Electron microscopy, however, is essential for diagnosis, demonstrating the rods as electron-dense structures in the sarcoplasm.
These included limited areas of elongated myocardial fibers, hypertrophied cardiomyocytes, and slight interstitial edema as well as small clusters of "wavy" myocytes with condensed sarcoplasm and preserved nuclei.