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Multipennate muscle

Definition

noun

A type of pennate muscle wherein the diagonal muscle fibers are in multiple rows with the central tendon branching into two or more tendons.


Supplement

Example of multipennate muscle is deltoid muscle.


Synonym: musculus multipennatus

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