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latissimus

 [lah-tis´ĭ-mus] (L.)
widest; in anatomy, denoting a broad structure.
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latissimus

(lă-tĭs′ĭ-mŭs) [L., widest]
Denoting a broad structure such as a muscle.
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The lat (latissimi dorsi) are the muscles to the outside of your shoulder blades on your upper back.
The latissimi dorsi had been consumed, leaving only the intercostal muscles.
After removal of one of the two latissimi dorsi, which stretch down the sides of the torso, "a person would have problems on crutches, but otherwise there'd be little noticeable effect,' Stephenson says.