Definitions for smooth muscle

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

smooth′ mus′cle(n.)

  1. involuntary muscle tissue in the walls of viscera and blood vessels, consisting of nonstriated, spindle-shaped cells.

    Category: Anatomy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smooth muscle, involuntary muscle(noun)

    a 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)

  2. smooth muscle(noun)

    muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets

Wiktionary

  1. smooth muscle(Noun)

    Involuntary muscle which is found within the intestines, throat, uterus, and blood vessel walls.

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