accessorius


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accessorius

[ak·sə′sȯr·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
Any muscle that reinforces the action of another.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(78.) "Nullus dicitur accessorius post feloniame, fed ille qui novit principalem felonium secisse, et ilium receptavit et comfortavit." COKE, supra note 74, at 138.
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