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Spanish translation of “muscle”

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muscle

noun /ˈmasl/
(anatomy) any of the bundles of fibres/fibers in the body which, by contracting or relaxing, cause movement of the body
músculo
He has well-developed muscles in his arms.
muscular /ˈmaskjulə/ adjective of, or relating to, muscle(s)
muscular
great muscular strength.
having well-developed muscles; strong
musculoso
She is tall and muscular.
musculature /ˈmaskjulətʃə/ noun (anatomy) the system of muscles in the body or part of the body
musculatura
the human musculature the musculature of the heart.
muscle in phrasal verb ( often with on) to gain entry, or gain a share of something by force
entrometerse, inmiscuirse
The large firms have muscled in on all the important contracts.
Translations of “muscle”
in Korean 근육…
in Arabic عَضَلة…
in French muscle…
in Italian muscolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部分, 肌肉…
in Russian мышца, мускул, влияние…
in Turkish kas, adele, güç…
in Polish mięsień, wpływy…
in Portuguese músculo…
in German der Muskel…
in Catalan múscul…
in Japanese 筋肉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部份, 肌肉…
(Definition of muscle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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