intercalated disc

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intercalated disc

[in′tər·kə‚lād·əd ′disk]
(histology)
A dense region at the junction of cellular units in cardiac muscle.
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The intercalated disks are irregular and wider than the normal cross-striations, and represent specialized junctions between cardiac muscle fibers (Fig.