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Medical Term:

transverse head

 

Definition: head of origin of a muscle that is transversely situated. Terminologia Anatomica lists transverse heads (caput transversum ...) of the following: 1) adductor hallucis [TA] (... musculi adductoris hallucis [TA]); and 2) adductor pollicis [TA] (... musculi adductoris pollicis [TA]).

Synonym(s): caput transversumTA

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