Definitions for "Skeletal Muscle"
Refers to the muscles used in movement or posture. Does not include muscles of the digestive tract, or the heart muscle.
One of three forms of muscle - muscle attached to skeleton; contraction initiated via nervous action and under voluntary control; has several subclasses of fibre type. See also cardiac muscle, smooth muscle.
A type of striated muscle responsible for movement of body parts.
A contractile organ of the muscular system.