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Around that time, the muscle’s golgi tendon organs—spindles of neurons that sit on the muscle fibers—kick in and inhibit muscle contractions, allowing your muscles to relax and lengthening the stretching you can do.
WHY CAN’T WE ALL TOUCH OUR TOES?CLAIRE MALDARELLISEPTEMBER 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Muscles contain special sensory receptor cells called muscle spindles.
YOU CAN INJURE YOURSELF STRETCHING—BUT IT’S NOT EASYEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The author, an art curator and educator who has developed curriculums on animals, speculates that hippo empathy may derive from their brains being well-stocked with spindle neurons, which are associated in many species with social emotions.
EYE-OPENING ACTS OF EMPATHY IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOMRICHARD SCHIFFMANAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hyman became interested in understanding the formation of mitotic spindles during his graduate studies in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge in the 1980s.
A NEWFOUND SOURCE OF CELLULAR ORDER IN THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFEVIVIANE CALLIERJANUARY 7, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
No sooner had she picked up the spindle, than she pricked her hand with it, and fell swooning.
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
Behind the bride were carried the distaff and spindle, emblems of domestic life.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
A very convenient method of keeping shipping tags at hand is to slip them on a desk spindle.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
In the thick shade of a fig-tree, by a running spring, sat a blind woman unrolling the last gold and silver thread from a spindle.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He lifted a spindle-legged table in the air and went on talking.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
Each taste bud consists of a collection of spindle-shaped neurones, each cell tipped at its outer end with a hairlike projection.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPINDLE

  • arrow
  • axis
  • axle
  • bar
  • barb
  • beam
  • chimney
  • column
  • conduit
  • cylinder
  • diaphysis
  • duct
  • flue
  • handle
  • helve
  • hole
  • lance
  • missile
  • monolith
  • obelisk
  • pillar
  • pinnacle
  • pole
  • ray
  • rod
  • spear
  • spindle
  • spire
  • thill
  • tongue
  • tunnel
  • vent
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