Definition of Musculus pectoralis

1. Noun. Either of two large muscles of the chest.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Pectoralis

musculus opponens pollicis
musculus orbicularis
musculus orbicularis oculi
musculus orbicularis palpebrarum
musculus orbitalis
musculus orbitopalpebralis
musculus palatoglossus
musculus palatopharyngeus
musculus palatosalpingeus
musculus palatostaphylinus
musculus palmaris brevis
musculus palmaris longus
musculus papillaris
musculus pectoralis (current term)
musculus pectoralis major
musculus pectoralis minor
musculus peroneocalcaneus
musculus peroneus brevis
musculus peroneus longus
musculus peroneus tertius
musculus petropharyngeus
musculus petrostaphylinus
musculus pharyngopalatinus
musculus piriformis
musculus plantaris
musculus platysma
musculus platysma myoides
musculus pleuroesophageus

Literary usage of Musculus pectoralis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology by Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1901)
"In the first right intercostal space, bordering on the sternum, was a small streak of black pigmented tissue in the musculus pectoralis major, which could ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Centrait)!, inn. Med., Leipzig, 23, 1902, (537-549, 561-575). Cramer, K[arl]. Ein Fall von Defect des musculus pectoralis major und minor ..."

3. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1873)
"13. musculus pectoralis major. 14. " trapezius. a, Acromion process of scapula. b, Axillary border " " c, Coracoid process " " s, Spine I, Coraco-acromial ..."

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