Pectinate muscles - Musculi pectinati

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Cardiovascular system > Heart > Left atrium > Pectinate muscles

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Description

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 http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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