accessorius


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accessorius

[ak·sə′sȯr·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
Any muscle that reinforces the action of another.
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Nullus dicitur accessorius post feloniame, fed ille qui novit principalem felonium secisse, et ilium receptavit et comfortavit.
The shape of the foramen ovale accessorius also differs, being clearly triangular in CBF 7620 as opposed to oval-shaped in R.
Psoas accessorius (PA) was found to be present unilaterally in 15 % (3/20) cases.