n. [Gr. kerkos, circle; mys, muscle]
A muscle cell in which contractile fibrils completely surround the sarcoplasm; see platymyarian, coelomyarian.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • coelomyarian — n. [Gr. koilos, hollow; mys, muscle] (NEMATA) Muscle structure in which the contractile fibrils are not only next to the subcuticula, but also extend varying distances up the side of the muscle cell and partially enclose the sarcoplasm; see… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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