Meaning of striation
Pronunciation: (strī-ā'shun), [key]
- striated condition or appearance.
- a stria; one of many parallel striae.
- any of a number of scratches or parallel grooves on the surface of a rock, resulting from the action of moving ice, as of a glacier.
- any of the alternating light and dark crossbands that are visible in certain muscle fibers, esp. of voluntary muscles, and are produced by the distribution of contractile proteins.
- striation (Thesaurus)