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semispinalis muscle


Definition: the most superficial layer of the three layers of the transversospinal muscle; composed of semispinalis capitis, semispinalis cervicis, and semispinalis thoracis muscles.

Synonym(s): musculus semispinalisTA, semispinal muscle

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