MASEL

masel
muscle


from the English word muscle

This Filipino word has come into use only in the last few decades.
Before then, the word used was musklo, from the Spanish musclo.

ang muskulong quadriceps sa hita
the quadriceps muscle in the thigh


masel sa paa
foot muscle

masel sa puso
heart muscle (cardiac muscle)


paghina ng masel
weakening of muscle


sa loob ng masel
inside the muscle (intramuscular)


Anong klase ng masel?
What type of muscle?


babaeng muskulado
muscular woman


Masakit ang mga masel ko.
My muscles hurt.


nagpapadagdag ng masel sa katawan ng tao
increases muscle in the human body