depressor muscle


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to depressor muscle: extensor muscle, flexor muscle, supinator muscle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depressor muscle - any skeletal muscle that draws a body part down
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
References in periodicals archive ?
Microsurgical strategies in 74 patients for restoration of dynamic depressor muscle mechanism: A neglected target in facial reanimation.