polymyarian

polymyarian

[¦päl·i‚mī¦ar·ē·ən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Referring to the cross-sectional appearance of muscle cells in a nematode, having many cells in each quadrant.
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The muscle cells were prominent, numerous (polymyarian type) and extended into the body cavity (coelomyarian type).