pectoral muscle


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pectoral muscle

n.
Either of two muscles in the chest, the pectoralis major or the pectoralis minor.
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In addition, carefully anchoring the transvenous lead to the pectoral muscle is essential.
However, there was near complete absence of pectoralis muscle beneath the breast parenchyma on right side with normally developed left pectoral muscle (Fig.
Pectoral muscle atrophy with a moderate polycythemia was present.
Meanwhile, Wales prop Aaron Jarvis is expected to be sidelined for "around six weeks" after suffering a pectoral muscle injury.
O'Brien didn't say what the injury was amid reports Mallett has a torn pectoral muscle.
On CT and MRI images the absence of pectoral muscle was noted on rightside.
A strong correlation has been found between training climbing and the occurrence of pectoral muscle contractures (P = 0.
England centre Tuilagi, 22, tore a chest pectoral muscle against Newcastle in the September game at Welford Road.
Davies has been sidelined since damaging a pectoral muscle against South Africa last November but has recovered ahead of schedule.
Davies, though, will definitely miss the rest of the November games, and if he needs an operation on a damaged pectoral muscle he could miss the Six Nations too.
RUGBY: Manu Tuilagi is a serious doubt for England's autumn international fixtures after suffering a suspected torn pectoral muscle.
Fairbank is included in the Bulls squad as part of his one-month stint from the Giants, while winger Jamie Foster returns to the side following a torn pectoral muscle.