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ac·ces·so·ry

(ak-ses'ō-rē), Avoid the mispronunciation uh-ses'ō-rē. Do not confuse this word with accessary.
anatomy denoting structures (muscles, arteries, nerves, glands, and others) that are auxiliary (normally present) or supernumerary (anomalous) to another more typical or larger structure of the same type. Most often, accessory structures are duplication variations.
Synonym(s): accessorius
[L. accessorius, fr. ac-cedo, pp. -cessus, to move toward]

accessorius

(ak″sĕ-sō′rē-ŭs) (rē-ī″) plural.accessorii [L., supplementary]
A muscle, gland, or nerve that reinforces the action of another.
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Fredieu, "Identification ofa flexor digitorum accessorius longus muscle with unique distal attachments," Foot, vol.
Siesel, "Flexor digitorum accessorius longus muscle: an etiology of tarsal tunnel syndrome?" Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol.
Only 15% cadavers showed the presence of psoas accessorius unilaterally on the left side.
According to these authors, this variation has been reported with different names: accesorium ad calcaneum by Gantzer and Wood, accesorius ad accesorium by Turner, peroneus calcaneus by Turner, accesorius secundus by Humphry, accessorius quadratus plantae (Testut; Turner; Driver & Deninson; Sooriakumaran & Sivananthan; Georgiev et al, 2009).
CASE REPORT: During routine dissection of neck region for our medical undergraduate gross anatomy course, one adult south Indian male cadaver of 62 years old donated to the department of Anatomy, showed presence of an unusual muscle "Cleidohyoideus accessorius" in the infrahyoid region on both the sides.
Chronic ankle pain associated with the peroneus accessorius. Clin.