Associations to the word «Muscular»


MUSCULAR, adjective. Of, relating to, or connected with muscles.
MUSCULAR, adjective. Brawny, thewy, having strength.
MUSCULAR, adjective. Having large, well-developed muscles.
MUSCULAR, adjective. (figurative) Strong, robust.
MUSCULAR CHRISTIANITY, noun. A movement of Victorian origin stressing the need for energetic Christian activism in combination with an ideal of vigorous masculinity.
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, noun. (pathology) A group of genetic diseases which cause progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue.
MUSCULAR ENDURANCE, noun. The ability of a muscle (or set of muscles) to perform a repeated action without tiring.

Dictionary definition

MUSCULAR, adjective. Of or relating to or consisting of muscle; "muscular contraction".
MUSCULAR, adjective. Having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer.
MUSCULAR, adjective. Having or suggesting great physical power or force; "the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony".
MUSCULAR, adjective. (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms".

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