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Muscle Fibers, Skeletal

"Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.