sarcoplasmic
adjective see sarcoplasm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sarcoplasmic — Relating to sarcoplasm. * * * sar·co·plas·mic .sär kə plaz mik also sar·co·plas·mat·ic .plaz mat ik adj of or relating to the sarcoplasm <sarcoplasmic proteins> …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcoplasmic — See sarcoplasmatic. * * * …   Universalium

  • sarcoplasmic — adjective Of or pertaining to the sarcoplasm …   Wiktionary

  • sarcoplasmic — sar·co·plas·mic …   English syllables

  • sarcoplasmic — adjective see sarcoplasm …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarcoplasmic reticulum — n the endoplasmic reticulum of cardiac muscle and skeletal striated muscle that functions esp. as a storage and release area for calcium * * * an arrangement of membranous vesicles and tubules found in the cytoplasm of striated muscle fibres. The …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcoplasmic reticulum — an arrangement of membranous vesicles and tubules found in the cytoplasm of striated muscle fibres. The sarcoplasmic reticulum plays an important role in the transmission of nervous excitation to the contractile parts of the fibres …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sarcoplasmic reticulum — noun Date: 1953 the specialized endoplasmic reticulum of cardiac muscle and skeletal striated muscle that functions especially as a storage and release area for calcium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sarcoplasmic reticulum — Endoplasmic reticulum in striated muscle fibers; surrounding the myofibrils …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sarcoplasmic reticulum — Endoplasmic reticulum of striated muscle, specialized for the sequestration of calcium ions that are released upon receipt of a signal relayed by the T tubules from the neuromuscular junction …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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