muscular muscular  /ˈməsk jə lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or consisting of muscle
  2. (adj) having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
  3. (adj) having or suggesting great physical power or force
  4. (adj) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In England, Hubble kept up his muscular pursuits: he fought, ran track and played on one of the first baseball teams ever organized in the British Isles.
  2. The ENV bike looks like a muscular motorcycle but runs more like a moped.
  3. It should be something akin to a vibrant and muscular fitness of the human mind and spirit.

News

  1. Scientists turn muscular dystrophy defect on and off in cells

    For the first time, scientists have identified small molecules that allow for complete control over a genetic defect responsible for the most common adult onset form of muscular dystrophy.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Scripps Florida scientists turn muscular dystrophy defect on and off in cells

    ( Scripps Research Institute ) For the first time, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified small molecules that allow for complete control over a genetic defect responsible for the most common adult onset form of muscular dystrophy. These small molecules will enable scientists to investigate potential new therapies and to study the long-term impact of ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Returns to Baltimore for Annual Connect Conference; Presenters Include FDA, Major ...

    HACKENSACK, N.J., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) will return to Baltimore for their Annual Connect Conference, the largest, most comprehensive annual, international conference focused entirely on Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), June 27 – 30, 2013.Researchers, scientists, and Duchenne experts from around the world travel to the Connect ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I have two difficult weeks ahead of me, especially because I won't be doing what I like doing most, which is to play tennis, but I will be working on my recovery through physiotherapy treatments as well as recovery work on the specific muscular...
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Rafael Nadal Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. Wenger said: "From last Saturday we lost Cesc Fabregas who did not train today. His scan was quite reassuring as he has no muscular strain but it will take a few days to settle down. There's a chance he'll be fit for Old Trafford."
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Arsenal-Mania.com

  3. "They have extraordinary powers and exercise them in a muscular way," said former Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, who fought years ago to try to rein in the two companies' influence and growth.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Jim Leach Source: TIME

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