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Muscular

Mus´cu`lar
a.1.Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber.
Great muscular strength, accompanied by much awkwardness.
- Macaulay.
2.Performed by, or dependent on, a muscle or the muscles.
3.Well furnished with muscles; having well-developed muscles; brawny; hence, strong; powerful; vigorous; as, a muscular body or arm.
Muscular Christian
one who believes in a part of religious duty to maintain a healthful and vigorous physical state.
Muscular Christianity
a - The practice and opinion of those Christians who believe that it is a part of religious duty to maintain a vigorous condition of the body, and who therefore approve of athletic sports and exercises as conductive to good health, good morals, and right feelings in religious matters.
- T. Hughes.
b - An active, robust, and cheerful Christian life, as opposed to a meditative and gloomy one.
- T. Hughes.
Muscular excitability
(Physiol.) that property in virtue of which a muscle shortens, when it is stimulated; irritability; contractility.
- C. Kingsley.
Muscular sense
(Physiol.) muscular sensibility; the sense by which we obtain knowledge of the condition of our muscles and to what extent they are contracted, also of the position of the various parts of our bodies and the resistance offering by external objects.
Adj.1.muscular - of or relating to or consisting of muscle; "muscular contraction"
2.muscular - having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
Synonyms: mesomorphic
3.muscular - having or suggesting great physical power or force; "the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony"
4.muscular - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
Herculean, able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, broad-shouldered, burly, elastic, fibrous, flexible, husky, mighty, muscle-bound, powerful, resilient, robust, ropy, rugged, sinewy, springy, stalwart, stout, strapping, stringy, strong, sturdy, supple, thewy, thickset, well-built, well-knit, well-set, well-set-up, wiry
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