depressor muscle

depressor muscle
noun
any skeletal muscle that draws a body part down
Syn: ↑depressor
Derivationally related forms: ↑depress (for: ↑depressor)
Hypernyms: ↑skeletal muscle, ↑striated muscle

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  • depressor muscle — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted at basicarnial angle of tergum, for which depressor muscle crests are usually developed [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Muscle inserted at basicarinal angle of tergum (balanomorph Cirripedia) [McLaughlin …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor muscle crests — In cirripeds (Balanomorpha), elevated denticles on interior of tergum near basicarinal angle for attachment of depressor muscles (crests may extend apically) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: on inner… …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor muscle lateral — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted on basitergal angle of scutum, for which lateral depressor muscle pit, depression or crests may develop [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor muscle of angle of mouth — depressor anguli oris muscle musculus depressor anguli oris …   Medical dictionary

  • depressor muscle crests — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In balanomorph barnacles, elevated denticles or ridges on the inner surface of the tergum near the basicarinal angle for attachment of the depressor muscles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • depressor muscle superciliary — musculus depressor supercilii …   Medical dictionary

  • depressor muscle of nasal septum — musculus depressor septi nasi …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral depressor muscle — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted on basitergal angle of scutum, for which lateral depressor muscle pit, depression or crests may develop [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor labii inferioris muscle — depressor muscle of lower lip musculus depressor labii inferioris …   Medical dictionary

  • depressor septi nasi muscle — depressor muscle of septum of nose musculus depressor septi nasi …   Medical dictionary

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