greater pectoral muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the clavicle, the anterior surface of the episternum, the sternum, the cartilages of the first to the sixth ribs, and the aponeurosis of the external oblique abdominal muscle; with insertion into the greater tubercle of the humerus, with nerve supply from the anterior thoracic nerve, and whose action adducts the arm and rotates it medially.
- Greater petrosal nerve
greater petrosal nerve n. The parasympathetic root of the pterygopalatine ganglion, a branch of the facial nerve running on the temporal bone to the pterygopalatine ganglion.
noun 1. See under (def 1). noun 1. either of two North American gallinaceous birds of western prairies, Tympanuchus cupido (greater prairie chicken) or T. pallidicinctus (lesser prairie chicken) having rufous, brown, black, and white plumage. 2. . noun 1. either of two mottled brown-and-white grouse, Tympanuchus cupido or T. pallidicinctus, of North America
noun 1. See under . [rohd-ruhn-er] /ˈroʊdˌrʌn ər/ noun 1. either of two large terrestrial cuckoos of the genus Geococcyx of arid regions of the western U.S., Mexico, and Central America, especially G. californianus (greater roadrunner) /ˈrəʊdˌrʌnə/ noun 1. a terrestrial crested bird, Geococcyx californianus, of Central and S North America, having a streaked plumage […]
noun 1. See under . [skawp] /skɔp/ noun 1. any of several diving ducks of the genus Aythya, especially A. marila (greater scaup) of the Northern Hemisphere, having a bluish-gray bill. /skɔːp/ noun 1. either of two diving ducks, Aythya marila (greater scaup) or A. affinis (lesser scaup), of Europe and America, having a black-and-white […]