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Definition of Muscular
MuscularMuscular Mus"cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See Muscle.]
1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles;
consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as,
Great muscular strength, accompanied by much
2. Performed by, or dependent on, a muscle or the muscles.
``The muscular motion.' --Arbuthnot.
3. Well furnished with muscles; having well-developed
muscles; brawny; hence, strong; powerful; vigorous; as, a
muscular body or arm.
Muscular Christian, one who believes in a part of religious
duty to maintain a healthful and vigorous physical state.
(a) The practice and opinion of those Christians who
believe that it is a part of religious duty to
maintain a vigorous condition of the body, and who
therefore approve of athletic sports and exercises as
conductive to good health, good morals, and right
feelings in religious matters. --T. Hughes.
(b) An active, robust, and cheerful Christian life, as
opposed to a meditative and gloomy one. --C. Kingsley.
Muscular excitability (Physiol.), that property in virtue
of which a muscle shortens, when it is stimulated;
Muscular sense (Physiol.), muscular sensibility; the sense
by which we obtain knowledge of the condition of our
muscles and to what extent they are contracted, also of
the position of the various parts of our bodies and the
resistance offering by external objects.
Meaning of Muscular from wikipedia
- not always
present. A muscular
slip is a narrow length
that acts to augment
a larger muscle
or muscles. The muscular system
is one component...
- Muscular dystrophy
(MD) is a group
of muscle diseases
in increasing weakening
of skeletal muscles
over time. The disorders
in the United
Kingdom, is the name of a surveillance program jointly operated
by Britain's Government Communications
- Spinal muscular atrophy
(SMA) is a group
of neuromuscular disorders
in the loss of motor neurons
and progressive muscle
wasting. The severity...
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy
(DMD) is a severe
type of muscular
dystrophy. The symptom
of muscle weakness usually begins around
the age of four in boys...
- The most muscular
is a common bodybuilding
used to highlight
as much of a contestant's muscle repertoire
- Muscular Christianity
was a philosophical movement
in the mid-19th century, characterized
by a belief
- The muscular layer
externa) is a region
in many organs
in the vertebrate
- A muscular artery
artery) is a medium-sized artery
that draws blood
from an elastic artery
into "resistance vessels" including...
- The muscular system
is an organ system consisting
of skeletal, smooth
muscles. It permits movement
of the body, maintains posture
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