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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Adam Jones is a calf strain, Jonathan Davies is a pectoral muscle which will keep him out for the rest of the campaign, Liam Williams has had a bump to the head and will be assessed.
In our case the pacemaker generator was implanted under the pectoral muscle.
Pectoral muscle biopsy samples taken before experimental infections were free of parasites.
In addition, scores for fat and pectoral muscle were positively correlated (r = 0.
The dark meat indicates they have ample blood supply to the pectoral muscle [which is vital for flight]," says Dickson.
Mostly, he just sits around during practice planning out his next tattoo (he has a dark blue lizard climbing up a pectoral muscle and an ornate black crucifix on his left arm).
These impulses are sensed, via electrodes, from the pectoral muscle (where the existing nerve endings of the patient's shoulder are transplanted) and carried through to the mechanical arm.
TODD Carney's injury-hit first season in Super League has gone from bad to worse after he was ruled out for up to two months with a torn pectoral muscle.
Tipuric led the side and was his usual foraging self, while prop Bevington put in some impressive work before being replaced by Nicky Smith, the young Wales prop playing for the first time since damaging his pectoral muscle against New Zealand in November.
Rhodri Jones's Scarlets front-row colleague Kirby Myhill, meanwhile, suffered a suspected pectoral muscle tear during the Ospreys game.