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helicis major (muscle)

 

Definition: auricular muscle occurring as a narrow band of muscular fibers on the anterior border of the helix of the auricle, arising from the spine and inserted at the point where the helix becomes transverse.

Synonym(s): musculus helicis majorTA, large muscle of helix

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