Pectinate muscles - Musculi pectinati

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The pectinate muscles (musculi pectinati), fewer and smaller than in the right auricula, are confined to the inner surface of the auricula.

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from