unipennate muscle


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Related to unipennate muscle: multipennate muscle, Bipennate muscle

sem·i·pen·nate muscle

[TA]
a muscle with a lateral tendon to which the fibers are attached obliquely, like one half of a feather.
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unipennate muscle

A muscle whose fibers converge on only one side of a tendon. See: bipennate muscle for illus.
See also: muscle
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