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  Words related to muscle

Related / Similar Words: brawn, sinew, muscular tissue, musculus, muscleman

 

Definition:
  • muscular strength;
  • authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way); "the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign";
  • animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells;
  • one of the contractile organs of the body;
  • a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the druglord had his muscleman to protect him";
  • make one''s way by force; "He muscled his way into the office";

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    Hyponyms: striated muscle tissue, cardiac muscle, heart muscle, smooth muscle, skeletal muscle, striated muscle, pronator, supinator, antagonistic muscle, ocular muscle, eye muscle, rectus, involuntary muscle, sphincter, anatomical sphincter, sphincter muscle, tensor

     

    Part Meronyms: muscular structure, musculature, muscle system

     

    Derivational Morphology: brawn, sinew

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: mišić   Catalan: múscul  
    Chinese: 肌肉   Croatian: mišica  
    Danish: muskel   Dutch: spier  
    Esperanto: muskolo   Finnish: lihaskudos  
    French: muscle   German: Muskel  
    Greek: μυς   Hebrew: שריר  
    Icelandic: vöðvi   Ido: musklo  
    Indonesian: otot   Italian: muscolo  
    Japanese: 筋肉   Korean: 힘살  
    Latin: musculus   Latvian: muskulis  
    Lithuanian: raumuo   Macedonian: мускул  
    Maltese: muskolu   Norwegian: muskel  
    Polish: muskuł   Portuguese: músculo  
    Romanian: muşchi   Russian: мышца  
    Slovak: sval   Slovene: mišica  
    Spanish: músculo   Tagalog: masel  
    Telugu: కండరం   Ukrainian: м'язи  
     
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