anatomical cross-sectional area

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For an individual muscle, the largest cross-sectional area along the length of that muscle. Cross-sectional areas may be measured non-invasively by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging techniques, which reconstruct three-dimensional images of individual muscles. Compare physiological cross-sectional area.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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