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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of four pairs of muscles extending from the cervical vertebrae to the second rib.

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  • The width of the scalenus muscle, X, separates the vein from the artery.
  • Left subclavian vein, which lies anterior to d, the scalenus anticus muscle.
  • One additional muscle binds down the subclavian artery, viz., the scalenus anticus.
  • An instance is recorded by Blandin in which the vein passed in company with the artery under the scalenus muscle. for more
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