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Term information

database cross reference


  • 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.
  • Muscle tissue is a contractile tissue made up of actin and myosin fibers[GO].
external definition
  • 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]
has exact synonym
  • textus muscularis
  • portion of muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • UBERON:0002385