transverse head

(redirected from caput transversum)

trans·verse head

[TA]
head of origin of a muscle that is transversely situated. Terminologia Anatomica lists transverse heads (caput transversum ...) of the following: 1) adductor hallucis [TA] (... musculi adductoris hallucis [TA]); and 2) adductor pollicis [TA] (... musculi adductoris pollicis [TA]).
Synonym(s): caput transversum [TA]