Term: fast muscle cell contractile fiber
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Name: fast muscle cell
Synonyms: fast muscle fiber, white muscle cell
Definition: A muscle cell that has a fast contractile response. Fast muscle fibers make up the deep portion of the myotome and are also known as white muscle cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009117]
Name: contractile fiber
Synonyms: contractile fibre, muscle fiber, muscle fibre
Definition: Fibers, composed of actin, myosin, and associated proteins, found in cells of smooth or striated muscle.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043292]   QuickGO   AmiGO