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a combining form representing muscle, in compound words:

word-forming element meaning “involving or pertaining to muscles,” from comb. form of Latin musculus “muscle” (see muscle (n.)).


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  • Musculoaponeurotic

    musculoaponeurotic mus·cu·lo·ap·o·neu·rot·ic (mŭs’kyə-lō-āp’ə-nu-rŏt’ĭk, -nyu-) adj. Relating to a muscle and its aponeurosis of origin or insertion.

  • Musculocutaneous

    /ˌmʌskjʊləʊkjuːˈteɪnɪəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or supplying the muscles and skin: musculocutaneous nerve musculocutaneous mus·cu·lo·cu·ta·ne·ous (mŭs’kyə-lō-kyōō-tā’nē-əs) adj. Of or supplying the muscle and the skin.

  • Musculocutaneous nerve

    musculocutaneous nerve n. A nerve that arises from the lateral cord of the brachial plexus, and that passes through the coracobrachial muscle and then downward between the brachial and the biceps muscles, supplying these three muscles and being prolonged as the lateral cutaneous nerve of the forearm.

  • Musculomembranous

    musculomembranous mus·cu·lo·mem·bra·nous (mŭs’kyə-lō-měm’brə-nəs) adj. Relating to both muscle and membrane.

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