"Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS enclosed within and attached to the SARCOLEMMA. They are derived from the fusion of skeletal myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SKELETAL) into a syncytium, followed by differentiation.
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- Muscle Fibers, Skeletal
- Fiber, Skeletal Muscle
- Fibers, Skeletal Muscle
- Muscle Fiber, Skeletal
- Skeletal Muscle Fiber
- Skeletal Myocytes
- Myocytes, Skeletal
- Myocyte, Skeletal
- Skeletal Myocyte
- Skeletal Muscle Fibers
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