straight muscle

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straight muscle

[TA]
member(s) of a group of muscles that proceed either in a more direct or more nearly vertical or horizontal direction than other muscles of the group, for example, rectus muscles of extraocular or suboccipital muscles.
Synonym(s): musculus rectus [TA]
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The musculus obliquus externus abdominus, musculus rectus abdominus, musculus transversus abdominus, and the very thin peritoneum were then cut open.

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