font size

Definition of Musculus

Musculus: The Latin for muscle. Plural: musculi. In anatomy and many medical textbooks and dictionaries, the muscles are referred to by their Latin names such as musculi abdominis (the abs), musculus gluteus maximus (the big buttock muscle), and musculus pectoralis major and minor (the pecs).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=25483
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

Drug Medical Dictionary of Terms by Letter

Top RxList Drug News

Women's Health

Find out what women really need.

advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations