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  Definition of Smooth muscle
  1. muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
  2. a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
Similar Words: involuntary muscle

 

Hyponyms: myometrium, musculus sphincter ani internus

 

 
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