smaller pectoral muscle

noun
a skeletal muscle that draws down the scapula or raises the ribs
Hypernyms: ↑pectoral, ↑pectoral muscle, ↑pectoralis, ↑musculus pectoralis, ↑pecs

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  • pectoralis — noun either of two large muscles of the chest (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pectoral, ↑pectoral muscle, ↑musculus pectoralis, ↑pecs • Derivationally related forms: ↑pectoral (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pecs — noun either of two large muscles of the chest (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑pectoral, ↑pectoral muscle, ↑pectoralis, ↑musculus pectoralis • Derivationally related forms: ↑pectoral (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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