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What are the scientific names for red meat and white meat?
Question Date: 2012-11-06
Answer 1:

I'm pretty sure we don't have scientific names for the meat. We do have scientific names for the animals that the meat comes from. For example, red meat is from cows, and their scientific name would be Bos primigenius. You could look up the animal you are thinking of and search with the term "scientific classification".

Answer 2:

There really aren't scientific names for these that I know of. Red meat is made up of mostly slow-twitch muscle fibers, whereas white meat is made mostly of fast-twitch muscle fibers. However, there are fast-twitch muscle fibers in red meat and slow-twitch in white meat.

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