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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sem'e-pen'at

Definition: 1. Having a feather arrangement on one side; resembling one-half of a feather. 2. Denoting certain muscles with fibers running at an acute angle from one side of a tendon.

Synonym(s): unipennate, demipenniform

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