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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An extensible membrane enclosing the contractile substance of a muscle fiber.

Usage examples (32)
  • She has muscles, not flabby, slender ribbons of empty sarcolemma.
  • Each cell has a well-defined nucleus, but the sarcolemma is absent.
  • Each fiber is enclosed within a delicate, transparent sheath, known as the sarcolemma.
  • They have no sarcolemma, stripes, or cross markings like those of the voluntary muscles. for more
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