anterior pyramid n.
See pyramid of medulla oblongata.
Next to, and parallel with the anterior fissure is the anterior pyramid (see fig. 2).
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- Anterior pituitarylike hormone
anterior pituitarylike hormone anterior pituitarylike hormone n. See chorionic gonadotropin.
- Anterior rectus muscle of head
anterior rectus muscle of head anterior rectus muscle of head n. A muscle with origin from the transverse process and the lateral mass of the atlas, with insertion into the basilar process of the occipital bone, with nerve supply from the first and second cervical nerve, and whose action turns and inclines the head forward.
- Anterior rhinoscopy
anterior rhinoscopy anterior rhinoscopy n. Examination of the anterior portion of the nasal cavity.
- Anterior scalene muscle
anterior scalene muscle anterior scalene muscle n. A muscle with origin from the anterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the third to the sixth cervical vertebrae, with insertion into the scalene tubercle of the first rib, with nerve supply from the cervical plexus, and whose action raises the first rib.