HyperDic: involuntary_muscle

English > 1 sense of the expression involuntary muscle:
NOUNbodyinvoluntary muscle, smooth musclea muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
English > involuntary muscle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart).
Synonymsmooth muscle
Narrowermusculus sphincter ani internusAn internal ring of smooth muscle formed by circular fibers of the rectum
myometriumThe smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus
Broadermuscle, musculusOne of the contractile organs of the body
Spanishmúsculo involuntario

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict