Definition of smooth muscle in English:
Muscle tissue in which the contractile fibrils are not highly ordered, occurring in the gut and other internal organs and not under voluntary control. Often contrasted with striated muscle.
- The myometrium is a thick coat containing smooth muscle and abundant connective tissues.
- On the other hand, melatonin reportedly induced contraction of bovine bronchial smooth muscle.
- Topical phenylephrine, which increases the tone of the sphincter smooth muscle, is under development.
Definition of smooth muscle in:
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