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Myotome

myotome

(Science: anatomy) A muscular segment; one of the zones into which the muscles of the trunk, especially in fishes, are divided; a myocomma.

One of the embryonic muscular segments arising from the protovertebrae; also, one of the protovertebrae themselves.

The muscular system of one metamere of an articulate.

See: myotomy.


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