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muscular (mus′ku-lar)
1. Relating to a muscle or the muscles. 2. Having well developed musculature.

muscularis (mus-ku-la′ris)
The muscular coat of a hollow organ or tubular structure. [Mod. L. muscular] m. mucosae the thin layer of smooth muscle found in most parts of the digestive tube located outside the lamina propria mucosae and adjacent to the tela submucosa. SYN: lamina m. mucosae, muscular layer of mucosa.

muscularity (mus′ku-lar′i-te)
The state or condition of having well developed muscles.

musculature (mus′ku-la-choor)
The arrangement of the muscles in a part or in the body as a whole.

musculoaponeurotic (mus′ku-lo-ap′o-noo-rot′ik)
Relating to muscular tissue and an aponeurosis of origin or insertion.

musculocutaneous (mus′ku-lo-ku-ta′ne-us)
Relating to both muscle and skin. SYN: myocutaneous, myodermal.

musculomembranous (mus′ku-lo-mem′bra-nus)
Relating to both muscular tissue and membrane; denoting certain muscles, such as the occipitofrontalis, that are largely membranous.

musculophrenic (mus′ku-lo-fren′ik)
Relating to the muscular portion of the diaphragm; denoting an artery supplying this part.

musculoskeletal (mus′ku-lo-skel′e-tal)
Relating to muscles and to the skeleton, as, for example, the m. system.

musculospiral (mus′ku-lo-spi′ral)
Denoting the m. nerve. See radial nerve.

musculotendinous (mus′ku-lo-ten′di-nus)
Relating to both muscular and tendinous tissues.

musculotropic (mus′ku-lo-trop′ik)
Affecting, acting upon, or attracted to muscular tissue.

musculus, gen. and pl. musculi (mus′ku-lus, -ku-li) [TA]
SYN: muscle.For histologic description, see muscle. [L. a little mouse, a muscle, fr. mus (mur-), a mouse] musculi abdominis SYN: muscles of abdomen, under muscle. m. abductor [TA] SYN: abductor (muscle). m. abductor digiti minimi manus [TA] SYN: abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of hand. m. abductor digiti minimi pedis [TA] SYN: abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of foot. m. abductor digiti quinti 1. SYN: abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of hand. 2. SYN: abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of foot. m. abductor hallucis [TA] SYN: abductor hallucis (muscle). m. abductor pollicis brevis [TA] SYN: abductor pollicis brevis (muscle). m. abductor pollicis longus [TA] SYN: abductor pollicis longus (muscle). m. adductor [TA] SYN: adductor muscle. m. adductor brevis [TA] SYN: adductor brevis (muscle). m. adductor hallucis [TA] SYN: adductor hallucis (muscle). m. adductor longus [TA] SYN: adductor longus (muscle). m. adductor magnus [TA] SYN: adductor magnus (muscle). m. adductor minimus [TA] SYN: adductor minimus (muscle). m. adductor pollicis [TA] SYN: adductor pollicis (muscle). m. anconeus [TA] SYN: anconeus muscle. musculi anorectoperineales [TA] SYN: anorectoperineal muscles, under muscle. m. antitragicus [TA] SYN: antitragicus (muscle). m. arrector pili [TA] SYN: arrector muscle of hair. m. articularis SYN: articular muscle. m. articularis cubiti [TA] SYN: articularis cubiti (muscle). m. articularis genus [TA] SYN: articularis genus (muscle). m. aryepiglotticus SYN: aryepiglottic part of oblique arytenoid muscle. m. arytenoideus obliquus [TA] SYN: oblique arytenoid muscle. m. arytenoideus transversus [TA] SYN: transverse arytenoid (muscle). m. aryvocalis a number of the deeper fibers of the vocalis muscle attached directly to the outer side of the true vocal cord. m. attollens aurem, m. attollens auriculam SYN: auricularis superior (muscle). m. attrahens aurem, m. attrahens auriculam SYN: auricularis anterior (muscle). musculi auriculares [TA] SYN: auricular muscles, under muscle. m. auricularis anterior SYN: auricularis anterior (muscle). m. auricularis posterior [TA] SYN: auricularis posterior (muscle). m. auricularis superior [TA] SYN: auricularis superior (muscle). m. azygos uvulae SYN: muscle of uvula. m. biceps brachii [TA] SYN: biceps brachii (muscle). m. biceps femoris [TA] SYN: biceps femoris (muscle). m. biceps flexor cruris SYN: biceps femoris (muscle). m. bipennatus SYN: pennate muscle. m. biventer [TA] SYN: digastric (muscle) (1) . m. biventer mandibulae SYN: digastric (muscle) (1) . m. brachialis [TA] SYN: brachialis (muscle). m. brachioradialis [TA] SYN: brachioradialis (muscle). m. bronchoesophageus [TA] SYN: bronchoesophageus (muscle). m. buccinator [TA] SYN: buccinator (muscle). m. buccopharyngeus superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). musculi bulbi SYN: extraocular muscles, under muscle. m. bulbocavernosus SYN: bulbospongiosus (muscle). m. bulbospongiosus [TA] SYN: bulbospongiosus (muscle). m. caninus SYN: levator anguli oris (muscle). musculi capitis [TA] SYN: muscles of head, under muscle. m. cephalopharyngeus SYN: superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). m. ceratocricoideus [TA] SYN: ceratocricoid (muscle). m. ceratoglossus [TA] SYN: ceratoglossus (muscle). m. ceratopharyngeus middle constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. cervicalis ascendens SYN: iliocostalis cervicis (muscle). musculi cervicis muscles of neck, under muscle. m. chondroglossus SYN: chondroglossus muscle. m. chondropharyngeus middle constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. ciliaris [TA] SYN: ciliary muscle. m. cleidoepitrochlearis the anterior portion of the deltoid, arising from the clavicle. m. cleidomastoideus the portion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle passing between the clavicle and the mastoid process. m. cleido-occipitalis the portion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle between the clavicle and the superior nuchal line. musculi coccygei SYN: muscles of coccyx, under muscle. m. coccygeus [TA] SYN: coccygeus muscle. musculi colli [TA] SYN: muscles of neck, under muscle. m. complexus SYN: semispinalis capitis (muscle). m. complexus minor SYN: longissimus capitis (muscle). m. compressor naris nasalis (muscle). m. compressor urethrae [TA] SYN: compressor urethra (muscle). m. constrictor pharyngis inferior [TA] SYN: inferior constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. constrictor pharyngis medius [TA] SYN: middle constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. constrictor pharyngis superior [TA] SYN: superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). m. constrictor urethrae SYN: external urethral sphincter. m. coracobrachialis [TA] SYN: coracobrachialis muscle. m. corrugator cutis ani SYN: corrugator cutis muscle of anus. m. corrugator supercilii [TA] SYN: corrugator supercilii (muscle). m. cremaster [TA] SYN: cremaster muscle. m. cricoarytenoideus lateralis [TA] SYN: lateral cricoarytenoid (muscle). m. cricoarytenoideus posterior [TA] SYN: posterior cricoarytenoid (muscle). m. cricopharyngeus inferior constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. cricothyroideus [TA] SYN: cricothyroid muscle. m. cruciatus SYN: cruciate muscle. m. cutaneus [TA] SYN: cutaneous muscle. m. deltoideus [TA] SYN: deltoid (muscle). m. depressor anguli oris [TA] SYN: depressor anguli oris (muscle). m. depressor labii inferioris [TA] SYN: depressor labii inferioris (muscle). m. depressor septi [TA] SYN: depressor septi nasi (muscle). m. depressor supercilii [TA] SYN: depressor supercilii (muscle). m. detrusor urinae [TA] SYN: detrusor (muscle). m. diaphragma diaphragm. m. digastricus [TA] SYN: digastric (muscle) (1) . m. dilatator [TA] SYN: dilator muscle. m. dilator SYN: dilator muscle. m. dilator iridis SYN: dilator pupillae muscle. m. dilator naris nasalis (muscle). m. dilator pupillae [TA] SYN: dilator pupillae muscle. m. dilator pylori gastroduodenalis SYN: dilator (muscle) of pylorus. m. dilator pylori ilealis SYN: dilator (muscle) of ileocecal sphincter. m. dilator tubae that portion of m. tensor veli palatini that attaches to the mucous membrane of the auditory tube; formerly described as a separate muscle. musculi dorsi [TA] SYN: muscles of back, under muscle. musculi dorsi proprii [TA] SYN: muscles of back proper, under muscle. m. ejaculator seminis SYN: bulbospongiosus (muscle). m. epicranius [TA] SYN: epicranius (muscle). m. epitrochleoanconeus an occasional muscle origin, from the back of the medial condyle of the humerus, and insertion into the medial side of the olecranon process. m. erector clitoridis SYN: ischiocavernous (muscle). m. erector penis SYN: ischiocavernous (muscle). m. erector spinae [TA] SYN: erector spinae (muscles), under muscle. m. extensor [TA] SYN: extensor muscle. m. extensor brevis digitorum SYN: extensor digitorum brevis (muscle). m. extensor brevis pollicis SYN: extensor pollicis brevis (muscle). m. extensor carpi radialis brevis [TA] SYN: extensor carpi radialis brevis (muscle). m. extensor carpi radialis longus [TA] SYN: extensor carpi radialis longus (muscle). m. extensor carpi ulnaris [TA] SYN: extensor carpi ulnaris (muscle). m. extensor coccygis SYN: dorsal sacrococcygeus muscle. m. extensor digiti minimi [TA] SYN: extensor digiti minimi (muscle). m. extensor digiti quinti proprius SYN: extensor digiti minimi (muscle). m. extensor digitorum [TA] SYN: extensor digitorum muscle. m. extensor digitorum brevis [TA] SYN: extensor digitorum brevis (muscle). m. extensor digitorum brevis manus SYN: extensor digitorum brevis (muscle) of hand. m. extensor digitorum communis SYN: extensor digitorum muscle. m. extensor digitorum longus [TA] SYN: extensor digitorum longus (muscle). m. extensor hallucis brevis [TA] SYN: extensor hallucis brevis (muscle). m. extensor hallucis longus [TA] SYN: extensor hallucis longus (muscle). m. extensor indicis [TA] SYN: extensor indicis (muscle). m. extensor indicis proprius SYN: extensor indicis (muscle). m. extensor longus digitorum SYN: extensor digitorum longus (muscle). m. extensor longus pollicis SYN: extensor pollicis longus (muscle). m. extensor minimi digiti SYN: extensor digiti minimi (muscle). m. extensor ossis metacarpi pollicis SYN: abductor pollicis longus (muscle). m. extensor pollicis brevis [TA] SYN: extensor pollicis brevis (muscle). m. extensor pollicis longus [TA] SYN: extensor pollicis longus (muscle). musculi externi bulbi oculi [TA] SYN: extraocular muscles, under muscle. musculi faciei SYN: facial muscles, under muscle. m. fibularis brevis [TA] SYN: fibularis brevis (muscle). m. fibularis longus [TA] SYN: fibularis longus (muscle). m. fibularis tertius [TA] SYN: fibularis tertius (muscle). m. flexor [TA] SYN: flexor muscle. m. flexor accessorius quadratus plantae (muscle). m. flexor brevis digitorum SYN: flexor digitorum brevis (muscle). m. flexor brevis hallucis SYN: flexor hallucis brevis (muscle). m. flexor carpi radialis [TA] SYN: flexor carpi radialis (muscle). m. flexor carpi ulnaris [TA] SYN: flexor carpi ulnaris (muscle). m. flexor digiti minimi brevis manus [TA] SYN: flexor digiti minimi brevis (muscle) of hand. m. flexor digiti minimi brevis pedis [TA] SYN: flexor digiti minimi brevis (muscle) of foot. m. flexor digitorum brevis [TA] SYN: flexor digitorum brevis (muscle). m. flexor digitorum longus [TA] SYN: flexor digitorum longus (muscle). m. flexor digitorum profundus [TA] SYN: flexor digitorum profundus (muscle). m. flexor digitorum sublimis SYN: flexor digitorum superficialis (muscle). m. flexor digitorum superficialis [TA] SYN: flexor digitorum superficialis (muscle). m. flexor hallucis brevis [TA] SYN: flexor hallucis brevis (muscle). m. flexor hallucis longus [TA] SYN: flexor hallucis longus (muscle). m. flexor longus digitorum SYN: flexor digitorum longus (muscle). m. flexor longus hallucis SYN: flexor hallucis longus (muscle). m. flexor longus pollicis SYN: flexor pollicis longus (muscle). m. flexor pollicis brevis [TA] SYN: flexor pollicis brevis (muscle). m. flexor pollicis longus [TA] SYN: flexor pollicis longus (muscle). m. flexor profundus SYN: flexor digitorum profundus (muscle). m. flexor sublimis SYN: flexor digitorum superficialis (muscle). m. frontalis occipitofrontalis (muscle). m. fusiformis [TA] SYN: fusiform muscle. m. gastrocnemius [TA] SYN: gastrocnemius (muscle). m. gemellus inferior [TA] SYN: inferior gemellus (muscle). m. gemellus superior [TA] SYN: superior gemellus (muscle). m. genioglossus [TA] SYN: genioglossus (muscle). m. geniohyoglossus SYN: genioglossus (muscle). m. geniohyoideus [TA] SYN: geniohyoid (muscle). m. glossopalatinus SYN: palatoglossus (muscle). m. glossopharyngeus superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). m. gluteus maximus [TA] SYN: gluteus maximus (muscle). m. gluteus medius [TA] SYN: gluteus medius (muscle). m. gluteus minimus [TA] SYN: gluteus minimus (muscle). m. gracilis [TA] SYN: gracilis (muscle). m. helicis major [TA] SYN: helicis major (muscle). m. helicis minor [TA] SYN: helicis minor (muscle). m. hyoglossus [TA] SYN: hyoglossus (muscle). m. hypopharyngeus middle constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. iliacus [TA] SYN: iliacus (muscle). m. iliacus minor SYN: iliacus minor (muscle). m. iliocapsularis SYN: iliacus minor (muscle). m. iliococcygeus [TA] SYN: iliococcygeus (muscle). m. iliocostalis [TA] SYN: iliocostalis (muscle). m. iliocostalis cervicis [TA] SYN: iliocostalis cervicis (muscle). m. iliocostalis dorsi SYN: iliocostalis thoracis (muscle). m. iliocostalis lumborum [TA] SYN: iliocostalis lumborum (muscle). m. iliocostalis thoracis [TA] SYN: iliocostalis thoracis (muscle). m. iliopsoas [TA] SYN: iliopsoas (muscle). m. incisivus labii inferioris inferior incisive bundle of origin of orbicularis oris m.. m. incisivus labii superioris superior incisive bundle of origin of orbicularis oris m.. m. incisurae helicis [TA] SYN: muscle of terminal notch. m. infracostalis, pl .musculi infracostales SYN: subcostal muscle. musculi infrahyoidei [TA] SYN: infrahyoid muscles, under muscle. m. infraspinatus [TA] SYN: infraspinatus (muscle). m. intercostales externi, pl .musculi intercostales externi [TA] SYN: external intercostal (muscle). m. intercostalis internus, pl .musculi intercostales interni [TA] SYN: internal intercostal (muscle). m. intercostalis intimus, pl .musculi intercostales intimi [TA] SYN: innermost intercostal (muscle). musculi interossei [TA] SYN: interosseous muscles, under muscle. musculi interossei dorsalis manus, pl .musculi interossei dorsales manus [TA] SYN: dorsal interossei (interosseous muscles) of hand, under muscle. musculi interossei dorsalis pedis, pl .musculi interossei dorsales pedis [TA] SYN: dorsal interossei (interosseous muscles) of foot, under muscle. musculi interosseus plantaris [TA] SYN: plantar interossei (interosseous muscles), under muscle. m. interosseus palmaris, pl .musculi interossei palmares [TA] SYN: palmar interossei (interosseous muscles), under muscle. m. interosseus volaris SYN: palmar interossei (interosseous muscles), under muscle. musculi interspinales [TA] SYN: interspinales (muscles), under muscle. m. interspinalis cervicis SYN: interspinales cervicis (muscles), under muscle. m. interspinalis lumborum [TA] SYN: interspinales lumborum (muscles), under muscle. m. interspinalis thoracis [TA] SYN: interspinales thoracis (muscles), under muscle. m. intertragicus SYN: muscle of terminal notch. musculi intertransversarii [TA] SYN: intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. musculi intertransversarii anteriores cervicis [TA] SYN: anterior cervical intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. musculi intertransversarii laterales lumborum [TA] SYN: lateral lumbar intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. musculi intertransversarii mediales lumborum [TA] SYN: medial lumbar intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. musculi intertransversarii posteriores cervicis [TA] SYN: posterior cervical intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. musculi intertransversarii thoracis [TA] SYN: thoracic intertransversarii (muscles), under muscle. m. ischiocavernosus [TA] SYN: ischiocavernous (muscle). m. ischiococcygeus SYN: coccygeus muscle. m. keratopharyngeus middle constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. musculi laryngis [TA] SYN: muscles of larynx, under muscle. m. laryngopharyngeus SYN: inferior constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. latissimus dorsi [TA] SYN: latissimus dorsi (muscle). m. levator alae nasi portion of m. levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle inserting into wing of nose. m. levator anguli oris [TA] SYN: levator anguli oris (muscle). m. levator anguli scapulae SYN: levator scapulae (muscle). m. levator ani [TA] SYN: levator ani (muscle). m. levator costae, pl .musculi levatores costarum SYN: levatores costarum (muscles), under muscle. musculi levatores costarum [TA] SYN: levatores costarum (muscles), under muscle. musculi levatores costarum breves [TA] SYN: levatores costarum breves (muscles), under muscle. musculi levatores costarum longi [TA] SYN: levatores costarum longi (muscles), under muscle. m. levator glandulae thyroideae [TA] SYN: levator (muscle) of thyroid gland. m. levator labii inferioris SYN: mentalis (muscle). m. levator labii superioris [TA] SYN: levator labii superioris (muscle). m. levator labii superioris alaeque nasi [TA] SYN: levator labii superioris alaeque nasi (muscle). m. levator palati SYN: levator veli palatini (muscle). m. levator palpebrae superioris [TA] SYN: levator palpebrae superioris (muscle). m. levator prostatae puboprostaticus (muscle). m. levator scapulae [TA] SYN: levator scapulae (muscle). m. levator veli palatini [TA] SYN: levator veli palatini (muscle). musculi linguae [TA] SYN: muscles of tongue, under muscle. m. longissimus [TA] SYN: longissimus (muscle). m. longissimus capitis [TA] SYN: longissimus capitis (muscle). m. longissimus cervicis [TA] SYN: longissimus cervicis (muscle). m. longissimus dorsi SYN: longissimus thoracis (muscle). m. longissimus thoracis [TA] SYN: longissimus thoracis (muscle). m. longitudinalis inferior linguae [TA] SYN: inferior longitudinal muscle of tongue. m. longitudinalis superior linguae [TA] SYN: superior longitudinal muscle of tongue. m. longus capitis [TA] SYN: longus capitis (muscle). m. longus colli [TA] SYN: longus colli (muscle). m. lumbricalis manus, pl .musculi lumbricales manus [TA] SYN: lumbricals (lumbrical muscles) of hand, under muscle. m. lumbricalis pedis, pl .musculi lumbricales pedis [TA] SYN: lumbricals (lumbrical muscles) of foot, under muscle. m. masseter [TA] SYN: masseter (muscle). m. mentalis [TA] SYN: mentalis (muscle). m. multifidus [TA] SYN: multifidus (muscle). m. multifidus spinae SYN: multifidus (muscle). m. multipennatus [TA] SYN: multipennate muscle. m. mylohyoideus [TA] SYN: mylohyoid (muscle). m. mylopharyngeus superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). m. nasalis [TA] SYN: nasalis (muscle). m. obliquus auriculae [TA] SYN: oblique muscle of auricle. m. obliquus capitis inferior [TA] SYN: obliquus capitis inferior (muscle). m. obliquus capitis superior [TA] SYN: obliquus capitis superior (muscle). m. obliquus externus abdominis [TA] SYN: external oblique (muscle). m. obliquus inferior [TA] SYN: inferior oblique (muscle). m. obliquus internus abdominis [TA] SYN: internal oblique (muscle). m. obliquus superior [TA] SYN: superior oblique (muscle). m. obturator externus [TA] SYN: obturator externus (muscle). m. obturator internus [TA] SYN: obturator internus (muscle). m. occipitalis occipitofrontalis (muscle). m. occipitofrontalis [TA] SYN: occipitofrontalis (muscle). m. omohyoideus [TA] SYN: omohyoid (muscle). m. opponens [TA] SYN: opponens muscle. m. opponens digiti minimi [TA] SYN: opponens digiti minimi (muscle). m. opponens digiti quinti SYN: opponens digiti minimi (muscle). m. opponens minimi digiti SYN: opponens digiti minimi (muscle). m. opponens pollicis [TA] SYN: opponens pollicis (muscle). m. orbicularis [TA] SYN: orbicular muscle. m. orbicularis oculi [TA] SYN: orbicularis oculi (muscle). m. orbicularis oris [TA] SYN: orbicularis oris (muscle). m. orbicularis palpebrarum SYN: orbicularis oculi (muscle). m. orbitalis [TA] SYN: orbitalis (muscle). m. orbitopalpebralis SYN: levator palpebrae superioris (muscle). musculi ossiculorum auditoriorum muscles of auditory ossicles, under muscle. musculi ossiculorum auditus [TA] SYN: muscles of auditory ossicles, under muscle. m. palatoglossus [TA] SYN: palatoglossus (muscle). m. palatopharyngeus [TA] SYN: palatopharyngeus (muscle). m. palatosalpingeus SYN: tensor veli palati (muscle). m. palatostaphylinus a bundle of muscular fibers from the tensor veli palatini joining the m. uvulae. m. palmaris brevis [TA] SYN: palmaris brevis (muscle). m. palmaris longus [TA] SYN: palmaris longus (muscle). m. papillaris [TA] SYN: papillary muscle. musculi pectinati [TA] SYN: pectinate muscles, under muscle. m. pectineus [TA] SYN: pectineus (muscle). m. pectoralis major [TA] SYN: pectoralis major (muscle). m. pectoralis minor [TA] SYN: pectoralis minor (muscle). m. pennatus [TA] SYN: pennate muscle. musculi perinei [TA] SYN: perineal muscles, under muscle. m. peroneocalcaneus an occasional muscle arising from the shaft of the fibula and inserted into the calcaneus. m. peroneus brevis fibularis brevis (muscle). m. peroneus longus fibularis longus (muscle). m. peroneus tertius fibularis tertius (muscle). m. petropharyngeus an occasional accessory levator muscle of the pharynx, arising from the undersurface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone and inserted into the pharynx. m. petrostaphylinus SYN: levator veli palatini (muscle). m. pharyngopalatinus SYN: palatopharyngeus (muscle). m. piriformis [TA] SYN: piriformis (muscle). m. plana [TA] SYN: flat muscle. m. plantaris [TA] SYN: plantaris (muscle). m. platysma SYN: platysma (muscle). m. platysma myoides SYN: platysma (muscle). m. pleuroesophageus [TA] SYN: pleuroesophageus (muscle). m. popliteus [TA] SYN: popliteus (muscle). m. procerus [TA] SYN: procerus (muscle). m. pronator [TA] SYN: pronator (muscle). m. pronator pedis SYN: quadratus plantae (muscle). m. pronator quadratus [TA] SYN: pronator quadratus (muscle). m. pronator radii teres SYN: pronator teres (muscle). m. pronator teres [TA] SYN: pronator teres (muscle). m. prostaticus SYN: muscular substance of prostate. m. psoas major [TA] SYN: psoas major (muscle). m. psoas minor [TA] SYN: psoas minor (muscle). m. pterygoideus externus SYN: lateral pterygoid (muscle). m. pterygoideus internus SYN: medial pterygoid (muscle). m. pterygoideus lateralis [TA] SYN: lateral pterygoid (muscle). m. pterygoideus medialis [TA] SYN: medial pterygoid (muscle). m. pterygopharyngeus superior pharyngeal constrictor (muscle). m. pterygospinosus a muscular slip, occasionally present, passing between the spine of the sphenoid bone and the posterior margin of the lateral pterygoid plate. m. puboanalis [TA] SYN: puboanalis (muscle). m. pubococcygeus [TA] SYN: pubococcygeus (muscle). m. puboperinealis [TA] SYN: puboperinealis (muscle). m. puboprostaticus [TA] SYN: puboprostaticus (muscle). m. puborectalis [TA] SYN: puborectalis (muscle). m. pubovaginalis [TA] SYN: pubovaginalis (muscle). m. pubovesicalis [TA] SYN: pubovesicalis (muscle). m. pyramidalis [TA] SYN: pyramidalis (muscle). m. pyramidalis auriculae [TA] SYN: pyramidal muscle of auricle. m. pyramidalis nasi SYN: procerus (muscle). m. pyriformis SYN: piriformis (muscle). m. quadratus [TA] SYN: quadrate muscle. m. quadratus femoris [TA] SYN: quadratus femoris (muscle). m. quadratus labii inferioris SYN: depressor labii inferioris (muscle). m. quadratus labii superioris composed of three heads usually described as three separate muscles; they are the caput angulare or levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle; caput infraorbitale or levator labii superioris muscle; caput zygomaticum or zygomaticus minor muscle. SYN: quadrate muscle of upper lip. m. quadratus lumborum [TA] SYN: quadratus lumborum (muscle). m. quadratus menti SYN: depressor labii inferioris (muscle). m. quadratus plantae [TA] SYN: quadratus plantae (muscle). m. quadriceps [TA] SYN: quadriceps femoris (muscle). m. quadriceps extensor femoris SYN: quadriceps femoris (muscle). m. quadriceps femoris [TA] SYN: quadriceps femoris (muscle). m. rectococcygeus [TA] SYN: rectococcygeus (muscle). musculi rectourethrales anorectoperineal muscles, under muscle. m. rectouterinus [TA] SYN: rectouterinus (muscle). m. rectovesicalis [TA] SYN: rectovesicalis (muscle). m. rectus [TA] SYN: straight muscle. m. rectus abdominis [TA] SYN: rectus abdominis (muscle). m. rectus capitis anterior [TA] SYN: rectus capitis anterior (muscle). m. rectus capitis anticus major SYN: longus capitis (muscle). m. rectus capitis anticus minor SYN: rectus capitis anterior (muscle). m. rectus capitis lateralis [TA] SYN: rectus capitis lateralis (muscle). m. rectus capitis posterior major [TA] SYN: rectus capitis posterior major (muscle). m. rectus capitis posterior minor [TA] SYN: rectus capitis posterior minor (muscle). m. rectus capitis posticus major SYN: rectus capitis posterior major (muscle). m. rectus capitis posticus minor SYN: rectus capitis posterior minor (muscle). m. rectus externus SYN: lateral rectus (muscle). m. rectus femoris [TA] SYN: rectus femoris (muscle). m. rectus inferior [TA] SYN: inferior rectus (muscle). m. rectus internus SYN: medial rectus (muscle). m. rectus lateralis [TA] SYN: lateral rectus (muscle). m. rectus medialis [TA] SYN: medial rectus (muscle). m. rectus superior [TA] SYN: superior rectus (muscle). m. rectus thoracis SYN: sternalis (muscle). musculi regionis analis [TA] SYN: muscles of anal triangle, under muscle. musculi regionis urogenitalis [TA] SYN: muscles of urogenital triangle, under muscle. m. retrahens aurem, m. retrahens auriculam SYN: auricularis posterior (muscle). m. rhomboatloideus an occasional muscle arising with the rhomboids from the cervical and thoracic vertebrae and inserted into the atlas. m. rhomboideus major [TA] SYN: rhomboid major (muscle). m. rhomboideus minor [TA] SYN: rhomboid minor (muscle). m. risorius [TA] SYN: risorius (muscle). m. rotator [TA] SYN: rotator muscle. musculi rotatores [TA] SYN: rotatores (muscles), under muscle. musculi rotatores cervicis [TA] SYN: rotatores cervicis (muscles), under muscle. musculi rotatores lumborum [TA] SYN: rotatores lumborum (muscles), under muscle. musculi rotatores thoracis [TA] SYN: rotatores thoracis (muscles), under muscle. m. sacrococcygeus anterior SYN: ventral sacrococcygeus (muscle). m. sacrococcygeus dorsalis SYN: dorsal sacrococcygeus muscle. m. sacrococcygeus posterior SYN: dorsal sacrococcygeus muscle. m. sacrococcygeus ventralis SYN: ventral sacrococcygeus (muscle). m. sacrolumbalis SYN: iliocostalis lumborum (muscle). m. sacrospinalis SYN: erector spinae (muscles), under muscle. m. salpingopharyngeus [TA] SYN: salpingopharyngeus (muscle). m. sartorius [TA] SYN: sartorius (muscle). m. scalenus anterior [TA] SYN: scalenus anterior (muscle). m. scalenus anticus SYN: scalenus anterior (muscle). m. scalenus medius [TA] SYN: scalenus medius (muscle). m. scalenus minimus [TA] SYN: scalenus minimus (muscle). m. scalenus posterior [TA] SYN: scalenus posterior (muscle). m. scalenus posticus SYN: scalenus posterior (muscle). musculi scapulohumerales [TA] SYN: scapulohumeral muscles, under muscle. m. semimembranosus [TA] SYN: semimembranosus (muscle). m. semipennatus [TA] SYN: semipennate muscle. m. semispinalis [TA] SYN: semispinalis muscle. m. semispinalis capitis [TA] SYN: semispinalis capitis (muscle). m. semispinalis cervicis [TA] SYN: semispinalis cervicis (muscle). m. semispinalis colli semispinalis cervicis (muscle). m. semispinalis dorsi SYN: semispinalis thoracis (muscle). m. semispinalis thoracis [TA] SYN: semispinalis thoracis (muscle). m. semitendinosus [TA] SYN: semitendinosus (muscle). m. serratus anterior [TA] SYN: serratus anterior (muscle). m. serratus magnus SYN: serratus anterior (muscle). m. serratus posterior inferior [TA] SYN: serratus posterior inferior (muscle). m. serratus posterior superior [TA] SYN: serratus posterior superior (muscle). m. skeleti SYN: skeletal muscle. m. soleus [TA] SYN: soleus (muscle). m. sphincter [TA] SYN: sphincter. m. sphincter ampullae biliaropancreaticae sphincter of hepatopancreatic ampulla. m. sphincter ampullae sphincter of hepatopancreatic ampulla. m. sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae [TA] SYN: sphincter of hepatopancreatic ampulla. m. sphincter ani externus [TA] SYN: external anal sphincter. m. sphincter ani internus [TA] SYN: internal anal sphincter. m. sphincter ductus biliaris sphincter of (common) bile duct. m. sphincter ductus choledochi [TA] SYN: sphincter of (common) bile duct. m. sphincter ductus pancreatici SYN: sphincter of pancreatic duct. m. sphincter oris SYN: orbicularis oris (muscle). m. sphincter palatopharyngeus posterior fascicle of palatopharyngeus muscle. m. sphincter pupillae [TA] SYN: sphincter pupillae. m. sphincter pylori [TA] SYN: pyloric sphincter. m. sphincter urethrae externus SYN: external urethral sphincter. m. sphincter urethrae externus femininae [TA] SYN: external urethral sphincter of female. m. sphincter urethrae externus masculinae [TA] SYN: external urethral sphincter of male. m. sphincter urethrae internus internal urethral sphincter. m. sphincter urethrovaginalis [TA] SYN: urethrovaginal sphincter. m. sphincter vaginae SYN: bulbospongiosus (muscle). m. sphincter vesicae SYN: internal urethral sphincter. m. spinalis [TA] SYN: spinalis (muscle). m. spinalis capitis [TA] SYN: spinalis capitis (muscle). m. spinalis cervicis [TA] SYN: spinalis cervicis (muscle). m. spinalis colli SYN: spinalis cervicis (muscle). m. spinalis dorsi SYN: spinalis thoracis (muscle). m. spinalis thoracis [TA] SYN: spinalis thoracis (muscle). musculi splenii [TA] SYN: splenius (muscles), under muscle. m. splenius capitis [TA] SYN: splenius capitis (muscle). m. splenius cervicis [TA] SYN: splenius cervicis (muscle). m. splenius colli SYN: splenius cervicis (muscle). m. stapedius [TA] SYN: stapedius (muscle). m. sternalis [TA] SYN: sternalis (muscle). m. sternochondroscapularis SYN: sternochondroscapular muscle. m. sternoclavicularis SYN: sternoclavicular muscle. m. sternocleidomastoideus [TA] SYN: sternocleidomastoid (muscle). m. sternofascialis an occasional muscular slip arising from the manubrium of the sternum and inserted into the fascia of the neck. m. sternohyoideus [TA] SYN: sternohyoid (muscle). m. sternothyroideus [TA] SYN: sternothyroid (muscle). m. styloauricularis SYN: styloauricular (muscle). m. styloglossus [TA] SYN: styloglossus (muscle). m. stylohyoideus [TA] SYN: stylohyoid (muscle). m. stylolaryngeus that part of the stylopharyngeus which is inserted into the thyroid cartilage. m. stylopharyngeus [TA] SYN: stylopharyngeus (muscle). m. subclavius [TA] SYN: subclavius (muscle). m. subcostalis, pl .musculi subcostales [TA] SYN: subcostal muscle. m. subcutaneus colli SYN: platysma (muscle). musculi suboccipitales [TA] SYN: suboccipital muscles, under muscle. m. subscapularis [TA] SYN: subscapularis (muscle). m. supinator [TA] SYN: supinator (muscle). m. supinator longus obsolete and inaccurate term for brachioradialis (muscle). m. supinator radii brevis SYN: supinator (muscle). m. supraclavicularis SYN: supraclavicular muscle. musculi suprahyoidei [TA] SYN: suprahyoid muscles, under muscle. m. supraspinalis SYN: supraspinalis (muscle). m. supraspinatus [TA] SYN: supraspinatus (muscle). m. suspensorius duodeni [TA] SYN: suspensory muscle of duodenum. m. tarsalis inferior [TA] SYN: inferior tarsal muscle. m. tarsalis superior [TA] SYN: superior tarsal muscle. m. temporalis [TA] SYN: temporalis (muscle). m. temporoparietalis [TA] SYN: temporoparietalis (muscle). SEE ALSO: auricularis anterior (muscle), auricularis superior (muscle). m. tensor fasciae femoris SYN: tensor fasciae latae (muscle). m. tensor fasciae latae [TA] SYN: tensor fasciae latae (muscle). m. tensor tarsi SYN: lacrimal part of orbicularis oculi muscle. See orbicularis oculi (muscle). m. tensor tympani [TA] SYN: tensor tympani (muscle). m. tensor veli palatini [TA] SYN: tensor veli palati (muscle). m. teres major [TA] SYN: teres major (muscle). m. teres minor [TA] SYN: teres minor (muscle). m. tetragonus SYN: platysma (muscle). musculi thoracis [TA] SYN: muscles of thorax, under muscle. musculi thoracoappendiculares [TA] SYN: thoracoappendicular muscles, under muscle. m. thyroarytenoideus [TA] SYN: thyroarytenoid (muscle). m. thyroarytenoideus externus SYN: thyroarytenoid (muscle). m. thyroarytenoideus internus SYN: vocalis (muscle). m. thyroepiglotticus SYN: thyroepiglottic part of thyroarytenoid (muscle). m. thyrohyoideus [TA] SYN: thyrohyoid (muscle). m. thyropharyngeus inferior constrictor (muscle) of pharynx. m. tibialis anterior [TA] SYN: tibialis anterior (muscle). m. tibialis anticus SYN: tibialis anterior (muscle). m. tibialis gracilis SYN: plantaris (muscle). m. tibialis posterior [TA] SYN: tibialis posterior (muscle). m. tibialis posticus SYN: tibialis posterior (muscle). m. tibialis secundus an inconstant muscle, of small size, arising from the back of the tibia and inserted into the articular capsule of the ankle joint. SYN: second tibial muscle. m. tibiofascialis anterior, m. tibiofascialis anticus separate fibers of the tibialis anterior inserted into the fascia of the dorsum of the foot. m. trachealis [TA] SYN: trachealis (muscle). m. tracheloclavicularis SYN: tracheloclavicular muscle. m. trachelomastoideus SYN: longissimus capitis (muscle). m. tragicus [TA] SYN: tragicus (muscle). m. transversalis abdominis SYN: transversus abdominis (muscle). m. transversalis capitis SYN: longissimus capitis (muscle). m. transversalis cervicis, m. transversalis colli SYN: longissimus cervicis (muscle). m. transversalis nasi nasalis (muscle). musculi transversospinales [TA] SYN: transversospinales (muscles), under muscle. m. transversus abdominis [TA] SYN: transversus abdominis (muscle). m. transversus auriculae [TA] SYN: transverse muscle of auricle. m. transversus linguae [TA] SYN: transverse muscle of tongue. m. transversus menti [TA] SYN: transversus menti (muscle). m. transversus nuchae [TA] SYN: transversus nuchae (muscle). m. transversus perinei profundus [TA] SYN: deep transverse perineal muscle. m. transversus perinei superficialis [TA] SYN: superficial transverse perineal muscle. m. transversus thoracis [TA] SYN: transversus thoracis (muscle). m. trapezius [TA] SYN: trapezius (muscle). m. triangularis [TA] 1. [NA] SYN: triangular muscle (1) . 2. SYN: depressor anguli oris (muscle). m. triangularis labii inferioris SYN: depressor anguli oris (muscle). m. triangularis labii superioris SYN: levator anguli oris (muscle). m. triangularis sterni SYN: transversus thoracis (muscle). m. triceps [TA] SYN: three-headed muscle. m. triceps brachii [TA] SYN: triceps brachii (muscle). m. triceps coxae SYN: triceps coxae (muscle). m. triceps surae [TA] SYN: triceps surae (muscle). m. triticeoglossus an occasional thin band of muscular fibers passing between the root of the tongue and the triticeal cartilage. SYN: Bochdalek muscle. m. unipennatus semipennate muscle. m. uvulae [TA] SYN: muscle of uvula. m. vastus externus SYN: vastus lateralis (muscle). m. vastus intermedius [TA] SYN: vastus intermedius (muscle). m. vastus internus SYN: vastus medialis (muscle ). m. vastus lateralis [TA] SYN: vastus lateralis (muscle). m. vastus medialis [TA] SYN: vastus medialis (muscle ). m. ventricularis fibers of the thyroarytenoid which pass into the vestibular fold (false vocal cord). m. verticalis linguae [TA] SYN: vertical muscle of tongue. m. vocalis [TA] SYN: vocalis (muscle). m. zygomaticus SYN: zygomaticus major (muscle). m. zygomaticus major [TA] SYN: zygomaticus major (muscle). m. zygomaticus minor [TA] SYN: zygomaticus minor (muscle).

mushbite (mush′bit)
A maxillomandibular record made by introducing a mass of soft wax into the patient's mouth and instructing the patient to bite into it to the desired degree; not a generally accepted procedure.




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