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Etymology/ Definitionमांसावयवसङ्घात: परस्परं विभक्त: पेशी इत्युच्यते । सु.सू.५।३८ डल्हण
ReferenceS.Sha.5/37 D`alhan`a
Literary MeaningM / W – a piece of flesh or meat, a muscle ( These are said to be 500 in the human body )
Implied MeaningThis is the muscular structure in the body, which covers joints, bones, and tendons. ( S. Sha. 5 / 38 )
ElaborationThe muscle tissue, which when organised in a generally spindle shaped structure that is bound either to a bone or skin on either side traverses many a joint and brings about various movements at the joints. These are individual muscles, which Sus`hruta has classified it in twelve categories.
Contemporary ColloquialMuscles

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