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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
contractile fiber +     
muscle myosin complex  
myofibril +   
The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.
smooth muscle contractile fiber +   
striated muscle dense body  

Related Synonyms: striated muscle fiber ;   striated muscle fibre
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Myofibril
Definition Sources: ISBN:0815316194

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