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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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Su an 14 yasinda olan ikinci olgumuz da daha A[paragraph]nce latissimus dorsi kasinin teres minA[paragraph]r kasina kas transfer cerrahisi geAs.
If the latissimus dorsi was removed, we sutured the Prolene net together with the internal and external oblique muscles, and then closed the abdominal cavity.
2) A latissimus dorsi muscle flap was used to reinforce the large inlay mesh repair and provide a reliable source of vascularized tissue to the radiated field.
Although the classical vascular pattern of the flap was altered, intra-operative evaluation of the latissimus dorsi muscle displayed a substantial anastomotic vascular loop with the vessels providing serratus anterior muscle, which allowed us to resume the procedure.
Then EMG electrodes were placed bilaterally on the rectus abdominus (RA: 3 cm lateral to midline of abdomen and 2 cm above umbilicus), external oblique (EO: 15 cm lateral to the umbilicus at a 45[degrees] angle above the anterior superior iliac spine at the level of the umbilicus), erector spinae (ES: 4 cm lateral to L3 spinous process), and latissimus dorsi (LD: most lateral portion of the muscle at the T9, 4 cm below the inferior angle of the scapula).
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.
First, we concentrate on the PHCA passing under the fused tendons of the teres major (musculus teres major, TM) and the latissimus dorsi (musculus latissimus dorsi, LD).
PDMS was then used to suture the chamber to the latissimus dorsi muscle.
There are also reports of using upper gluteal flaps or micro vascular-free transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flaps nourished by the internal thoracic vessels as recipient vessels in lieu of the hypo plastic latissimus dorsi56.
Subjects executed eight resistance exercises selected to stress the major muscle groups in the following order: chest press, leg extension, shoulder press, leg curls, latissimus pull down, leg press, arm curls, and triceps extension.
On April 22, 2011, Lydia underwent a gruelling 10-hour operation to remove both breasts and had a latissimus dorsi reconstruction.