Smooth Muscle

Science / Biology / Smooth Muscle: Muscle that lacks striations; found around circulatory system vessels and in the walls of such organs as the stomach, intestines, and bladder. Involuntary, not striated cells that control autonomic functions such as digestion and artery contraction.

Other Words for Smooth

Smooth Verb Synonyms: slick, sleek, shiny, glossy, glassy, mirror-like, uniform, polished, burnished, silky, silken, velvety, satiny
Smooth Adjective Synonyms: unobstructed, easy, effortless, free, uncluttered, even, orderly, well-ordered, uneventful, flowing, fluent, unconstrained, uninterrupted
Smooth Noun Synonyms: regular, even, flush, flat, level, plane, unruffled, unbroken, unwrinkled, undisturbed, tranquil, peaceful, calm, serene, glassy


Health / Fitness / Muscle: Tissue consisting of fibres organized into bands or bundles that contract to cause bodily movement. Muscle fibres run in the same direction as the action they perform. MORE

Myopractic Muscle Therapy

Health / Massage / Myopractic Muscle Therapy: Robert Petteway developed the Myopractic system after thirty years in the healing arts. His experience in structural integration, biomechanics, acupuncture, Oriental medicine, and a wide variety of mu MORE

Pelvic Floor Muscles

Health / Pilates / Pelvic Floor Muscles: The deep internal muscles engaged when halting urination or performing a Kegel exercise. MORE

Pfrimmer Deep Muscle

Health / Massage / Pfrimmer Deep Muscle: Deep, cross-fiber technique that uses the thumbs and fingers as the primary tools. MORE

Muscle Tone

Health / Fitness / Muscle Tone: Condition in which muscle is in a constant yet slight state of contraction and appears firm. MORE

Pfrimmer Deep Muscle Therapy

Health / Massage / Pfrimmer Deep Muscle Therapy: This technique utilizes deep cross-fiber strokes applied with the thumbs and fingers. Developed by Therese Pfrimmer of Canada, this is a deep muscle therapeutic technique. As with many pioneers, the t MORE