axial muscle

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a skeletal muscle of the trunk or head

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Adaptations for these behaviors include complex arrangements of axial muscles and flexible, elongate bodies without vertebrae.
(10, 24) From our study, we observed axial and appendicular muscle responses with a descending recruitment of muscle activations from neck muscles (SCM and PARA) to more distal axial muscles (ES) to appendicular muscles (FDI and RF).
The disease onset age for the four patients who had axial muscle weakness ranged from 1 to 13 years while the patient without axial muscle involvement had a later onset of initial symptoms at 19 years.
Evolutionary patterns of axial muscle systems in some invertebrates and fish.
The primary motoneurons innervate extensive regions of the axial muscle and are known to be important in escapes, based upon evidence that they receive a monosynaptic input from the reticulospinal Mauthner cell that initiates the escape (Myers et al., 1986; Westerfield et al., 1986; Fetcho and Faber, 1988; Liu and Westerfield, 1988).
He was also hypotonic, with diminished muscle tone in the axial muscles, unable to lift head against gravity.
Sporadic Late-Onset Nemaline Myopathy (SLONM) typically presents in patients older than 40 years of age with an unremarkable family history and a slowly progressive weakness of limb-girdle and axial muscles. Diagnosis is based on the clinical history of subacute evolving muscle weakness and the presence of nemaline rods on muscle biopsy.