Definitions for smooth muscle
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word smooth muscle
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
involuntary muscle tissue in the walls of viscera and blood vessels, consisting of nonstriated, spindle-shaped cells.
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)
muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
Involuntary muscle which is found within the intestines, throat, uterus, and blood vessel walls.
Find a translation for the smooth muscle definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these smooth muscle definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"smooth muscle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/smooth muscle>.