White muscle fibre | definition of white muscle fibre by Medical dictionary
white muscle fibre
white muscle fibre a constituent of skeletal muscle having a fast twitch response, which is concerned with rapid intermittent movement.
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Histological transversal sections of red and white muscle fibre
(10 [micro]m thick) were obtained in a -20[degrees]C cryostat and stained with Haematoxylin-Eosin (BANCROFT; STEVEN, 1990).
A histChemical study of the red and white muscle fibres
. Activity of the succinoxydase system in muscle fibres.