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Pectineal muscle

pectineal muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the crest of the pubis, with insertion into the pectineal line of the femur, with nerve supply from the obturator and femoral nerves, and whose action adducts the thigh and assists in flexion.


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  • Pectinogen

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  • Pectinose

    [pek-tuh-nohs] /ˈpɛk təˌnoʊs/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .

  • Pectize

    [pek-tahyz] /ˈpɛk taɪz/ verb (used with or without object), pectized, pectizing. 1. to change into a jelly; jellify; gel; gelatinize; gelatinate. /ˈpɛktaɪz/ verb 1. to change into a jelly; gel

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