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latissimus

 [lah-tis´ĭ-mus] (L.)
widest; in anatomy, denoting a broad structure.

latissimus

/la·tis·si·mus/ (lah-tis´ĭ-mus) [L.] widest; in anatomy, denoting a broad structure.

latissimus

(lă-tĭs′ĭ-mŭs) [L., widest]
Denoting a broad structure such as a muscle.

latissimus

[L.] widest, a broad structure.

latissimus dorsi
the broad muscle of the back that serves to retract the forelimb.
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Reverse shoulder arthroplasty combined with a modified latissimus dorsi and teres major tendon transfer for shoulder pseudoparalysis associated with dropping arm.
The latissimus dorsi showed low positive genetic correlations with belly weight (0.
the contract is to perform an inventory of natural species including: otter lutra lutra, dytiscus latissimus dytiscus latissimus, boreal owl aegolius funereus and common goldeneye bucephala clangula - complement the knowledge about the objects of protection and conditions of their protection in natura 2000 areas.
PDMS was then used to suture the chamber to the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Whole-body CT showed a soft tissue hematoma in the right axilla that extended to the right shoulder girdle and medial aspect of the right upper arm, and an intramuscular hematoma in the left latissimus dorsi that extended to the lumbar region.
Both the Latissimus dorsi pedicle and long thoracic nerves were identified and preserved.
After getting yanked from Sunday's start with shoulder pain, Halladay was diagnosed on Monday with a strained right latissimus dorsi that will cause him to miss anywhere from six to eight weeks.
Six months after the primary injury he was scheduled for a free flap graft of the latissimus dorsi muscle to his right forearm.
He gave a history of using an EMS machine whilst lying in bed with electrode pads positioned over the posterior, superior aspect of the shoulder and over Latissimus dorsi, both pads on the right side.
Muscle Rhomboids, middle trapezius (scapular retraction), Groups latissimus dorsi (shoulder extension), serratus anterior (scapular protraction), lower trapezius (scapular depression), biceps (elbow flexion), triceps (elbow extension), forearm muscles (wrist flexion, extension), hand muscles (ball squeeze).
Lester was efficient, had a low pitch count for most of the night - he finished with 97 - and had command of the game in just his second outing since coming off the disabled list with a latissimus strain.
During visit one, children were measured for height and weight and were then fitted for and sampled the following Cybex (Medway, MA) resistance training equipment in a random order; leg press, leg extension, leg curl, chest press, biceps curl, triceps extension and latissimus pull.