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    • The broadest muscle which lies upon the back;…
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latissimus definition

  • noun:
    • The broadest muscle which lies upon the back; one of the muscles of the anterior extremity, arising from the spines of numerous vertebr√¶, and some other parts, and inserted into the upper part of the humerus: commonly called more fully latissimus dorsi. See cut under muscle.
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