\ɪnvˈɒləntəɹi mˈʌsə͡lz], \ɪnvˈɒləntəɹi mˈʌsəlz], \ɪ_n_v_ˈɒ_l_ə_n_t_ə_ɹ_i m_ˈʌ_s_əl_z]\
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Unstriated and unstriped muscle, one of the muscles of the internal organs, blood vessels, hair follicles, etc. Contractile elements are elongated, usually spindle-shaped cells with centrally located nuclei. Smooth muscle fibers are bound together into sheets or bundles by reticular fibers and frequently elastic nets are also abundant. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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