Without striations; not striped; denoting the structure of the smooth or involuntary muscles.

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un·stri·at·ed .ən-'strī-.āt-əd adj not striated: not marked by striae

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un·stri·at·ed (ən-striґāt-əd) having no striations or striae; see under muscle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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