Term: sarcomere

Literally meaning: ?part of flesh?

Origin: Anc Greek
????/sarx(=flesh) >genitive form ??????/sarcos

Sarcomere is the basic functional contractile units  of a muscle which is composed of bands of filaments made of the contractile protein filaments actin and myosin. 

- Angiosarcoma
Term: angiosarcomaLiterally meaning: ?growth of vessel?s flesh?Origin: Anc Greek??????/aggio (=vessel, receptacle) > ?????/aggos(=tube)+ ????/sarx(=flesh) >genitive form ??????/sarcos+(-???)/(-oma)=suffix denoting state or condition of mass growth...

- Troponin
Term: troponin Literally meaning: ?that which is turned?Origin: Anc Greek+-??????/tropos(=suffix denoting way, habit, direction or tendency) >?????/trepo(=turn)Coined/HistoryIn 1965 a protein was found which promoted aggragation of tropomyosin. In...

- Actin
Term: actinLiterally meaning: ? ray?Origin: Anc Greek'á????, -[é???/ actis(=ray) > (genitive) ???????/actinos +(-???)/-in,  chemical ending that forms feminine nouns such as feminine French suffix:  ?ine)Coined/History Actin was...

- Sarcoplasm
Term: sarcoplasm Literally meaning: ?flesh matrix? Origin: Anc Greek????/sarx(=flesh) >genitive form ??????/sarcos+ ?????? (noun)/plasma (=something formed or molded, an idol)> ??????/plasso(=create, form, mold). Coined/History(?)...

- Sarcolemma
Term: sarcolemma Literally meaning: ?flesh husk? Origin: Anc Greek????/sarx(=flesh) >genitive form ??????/sarcos+?????/lemma (=skin, husk,  sheath) > ???????/lamvano(=get, receive) Coined/History(?) DefinitionSarcolemma is the the cell membrane...