Term: skeletal muscle myofibril
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Name: skeletal muscle
Synonyms:
Definition: Muscle, composed of long cylindrical, multinucleated cells that attaches to the skeleton via tendons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005277]
Name: myofibril
Synonyms: striated muscle fiber, striated muscle fibre
Definition: The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030016]   QuickGO   AmiGO