Term: fast muscle cell sarcolemma
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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: sarcolemma
Synonyms:
Definition: The outer membrane of a muscle cell, consisting of the plasma membrane, a covering basement membrane (about 100 nm thick and sometimes common to more than one fiber), and the associated loose network of collagen fibers.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0042383]   QuickGO   AmiGO