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intertransversarii (muscles)


Definition: the paired muscles between transverse processes of adjacent vertebrae; anterior and posterior muscles are found in the cervical region; lateral and medial muscles in the lumbar region; and single muscles in the thoracic region.

Synonym(s): musculi intertransversariiTA, intertransverse muscles

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