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Accessory muscle

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Accessory muscles are a form of anatomic variation that refers to supplementary discrete muscles that are found alongside the normal expected musculature. They have been described in the neck, pelvis, upper and lower limbs.

Anatomy: General

Article information

rID: 66837
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Accessory musculature
  • Accessory muscles

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