HyperDic: muscle_system

English > 1 sense of the expression muscle system:
NOUNbodymuscle system, muscular structure, musculaturethe muscular system of an organism
English > muscle system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe muscular system of an organism.
Synonymsmuscular structure, musculature
Part ofmusculoskeletal systemThe system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
PartsligamentA sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
muscle, muscular tissueanimal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
tendon, sinewA cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
Narrowerdiaphragm, midriff(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities
esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gulletThe passage between the pharynx and the stomach
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishmusculatura, sistema muscular
Catalanmusculatura, sistema muscular

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