unipennate

semipennate. [uni- + L. penna, feather]

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uni·pen·nate .yü-ni-'pen-.āt adj having the fibers arranged obliquely and inserting into a tendon only on one side in the manner of a feather barbed on one side <a \unipennate muscle>

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