musculus pectoralis

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Related to musculus pectoralis: pectoralis minor
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Noun1.musculus pectoralis - either of two large muscles of the chestmusculus pectoralis - either of two large muscles of the chest
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
greater pectoral muscle, musculus pectoralis major, pectoralis major - a skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
musculus pectoralis minor, pectoralis minor, smaller pectoral muscle - a skeletal muscle that draws down the scapula or raises the ribs
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
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hominissuis in a female blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva) * Mycobacteria detection PCR([dagger]) Culture Origin of examined ([double IS1245 RFLP tissue samples ZN dagger]) IS1245 IS901 ([section]) Lung - 3 + - a Kidney - - Heart - - Liver + 15 + - a Intestine + 2 + - b Stomach - 8 + - a Bone marrow - 1 + - a Brain - - Musculus pectoralis - 34 + - a * ZN, Ziehl-Neelsen microscopy of homogenate for acid-fast rods; RFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism; -, not detected/ negative; +, detected/positive.

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