SMOOTH MUSCLE

any muscle that is not striated that can stay contracted for a long period of time such as blood vessels, digestive organs and the muscles around the eyes. See cardiac muscle; skeletal muscle.

SMOOTH MUSCLE: "Smooth muscle is an involuntary muscle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SMOOTH MUSCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/smooth-muscle/ (accessed August 5, 2020).
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