noun mas·toi·do·hu·mer·a·lis \maˈstȯidōˌhyüməˈralə̇s, -rāl-, -räl-\

Definition of mastoidohumeralis



  1. :  a long superficial muscle connecting the mastoid process and humerus in many quadruped mammals

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Origin and Etymology of mastoidohumeralis

New Latin, from mastoido- (from mastoides) + humeralis humeral, from humerus + Latin -alis -al

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