Meaning of 肌

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English Definition: flesh; muscle
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ ] small table; how many; a few, some
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Example Words
肌肉 ròu muscle; flesh
肌肤 skin; flesh; fig. close physical relationship
肌体 the body; organism (usually human); (fig.) fabric (of society etc); cohesive structure (of an entity)
肌腱 jiàn tendon (anatomy); sinew; hamstrings
心肌炎 xīn yán myocarditis
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Example Sentences
Made it to the gym 5 times. - I went Monday through Friday for about 45 minutes, hitting every major muscle group.
Although dancing uses many different muscle groups, it all starts in the middle, where your core muscles are.
The targeted muscle should be in a relaxed state, meaning the muscle should not be working to support you in any way while you are stretching it.
For most people, one set of strength exercises for major muscle groups performed two to three times a week is sufficient.
And molecules that regulate the expression of genes may make athletes more energy efficient, or help create more slow-twitch muscle fibers.