longissimus

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longissimus

 [lon-jis´ĭ-mus] (L.)
longest.

longissimus

/lon·gis·si·mus/ (lon-jis´ĭ-mus) [L.] longest.

longissimus

[lonjis′iməs]
Etymology: L, longest, very long
a general term denoting a long structure, as a muscle.

longissimus

[L.] longest. See also Table 13 for longissimus dorsi muscle.
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A key finding was an unusually placed neck muscle called longissimus capitis superficialis.
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