cardiac muscle

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cardiac muscle

[′kärd·ē‚ak ¦məs·əl]
(histology)
The principal tissue of the vertebrate heart; composed of a syncytium of striated muscle fibers.
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In case the study turns out successful, the test would ease the rapid identification of biomarkers found in a blood sample, which can be utilised to detect cardiac muscle tissue damage.
These results are in contrast to studies by others using adult bone marrow-derived hematopoietic or skeletal myoblast stem cells which do not produce new cardiac muscle tissue after injection into infarcted hearts.
We discovered that soccer training significantly improved the flexibility of the heart and furthermore, that the cardiac muscle tissue was able to work 29 percent faster.
Once damaged by heart attack, cardiac muscle has very little capacity for self-repair and at present there are no clinical treatments available to repair damaged cardiac muscle tissue.