musculi pectinati

noun plural
mus·​cu·​li pec·​ti·​na·​ti | \ ˈməs-kyə-ˌlī-ˌpek-ti-ˈnā-ˌtī How to pronounce musculi pectinati (audio) \

Medical Definition of musculi pectinati

: small muscular ridges on the inner wall of the auricular appendage of the left and the right atria of the heart

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“Musculi pectinati.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/musculi%20pectinati. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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