an anomalous muscle or tendinous slip that passes across the axilla from the pectoralis major to insert with the latissimus dorsi onto the humerus. Thought to be a vestige of the panniculus carnosus muscle of lower mammals.
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Muscular fibers from insertion of the pectoralis major muscle, over the bicipital groove to the insertion of the latissimus dorsi.
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Langer,Karl (Ritter von Edenberg), Austrian anatomist, 1819-1887.
Langer arch - Synonym(s): axillary arch muscle
Langer lines - lines which can be extrapolated by connecting linear openings made when a round pin is driven into the skin of a cadaver. Synonym(s): cleavage lines
Langer muscle - Synonym(s): axillary arch muscle
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