Definition of sarcolemmal in US English:

sarcolemmal

adjective

Physiology
  • See sarcolemma

    • ‘Additional evidence for ongoing denervation of UA muscle in OSA is provided by the significant increase in sarcolemmal N-CAM staining.’
    • ‘Early mechanical ventilation decreases the sarcolemmal injury and associated diaphragmatic dysfunction.’
    • ‘In the present study, no significant sarcolemmal rupture was noted in EMP-sham animals.’
    • ‘Endotoxemia and sepsis also induce mitochondrial dysfunction, sarcolemmal injury, and weakness and fatigability of the diaphragm.’
    • ‘Diffuse fluorescent uptake of procion orange in the cytoplasm of diaphragm muscle fibers identifies sarcolemmal rupture of those individual fibers.’