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smooth muscle cell

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A non-striated, elongated, spindle-shaped cell found lining the digestive tract, uterus, and blood vessels. They develop from specialized myoblasts (smooth muscle myoblast). [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smooth_muscle_cell MESH:A11.620.520 MESH:D032389 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9315361 ]

Synonyms: myocytes, smooth muscle, SMCs, smooth muscle fiber