intertransversarii muscles

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in·ter·trans·ver·sar·ii mus·cles

(in'tĕr-trans-vĕr-sā'rē-ī mŭs'ĕlz)
The paired muscles between transverse processes of adjacent vertebrae; there are anterior and posterior muscles in the cervical region; lateral and medial muscles in the lumbar region; and single muscles in the thoracic region.
Synonym(s): musculi intertransversarii [TA] , intertransverse muscles.