Muscle tissue is a contractile tissue made up of actin and myosin fibers[GO]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscle_tissue https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2801266&group_id=36855&atid=440764 http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0060537 ]
Synonyms: muscular tissue portion of muscle tissue textus muscularis
- UMLS:C2328219 (ncithesaurus:Muscle_Tissue)
Vertebrate muscle is categorized into three major muscle types defined by their structural and functional properties: skeletal, cardiac and smooth. In Dmel the counterparts are somatic, heart/cardiac and visceral. Here we take a cell type based approach.
One of the four types of tissue in traditional classifications. Tissue that contains cells with contractile filaments that move past each other and change the size of the cell. Muscle tissue also is separated into three distinct categories.[AAO]