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Antagonistic muscle

Introduction: Antagonistic muscle

Description of Antagonistic muscle

Antagonistic muscle: (physiology) a muscle that opposes the action of another; "the biceps and triceps are antagonistic muscles".
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Broader terms for Antagonistic muscle

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Hierarchical classifications of Antagonistic muscle

The following list attempts to classify Antagonistic muscle into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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