scalenus anticus

scalenus anticus
scalenus an·ti·cus -an-'tī-kəs n SCALENUS (a)

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  • scalenus anticus syndrome — n a complex of symptoms including pain and numbness in the region of the shoulder, arm, and neck that is caused by compression of the brachial plexus or subclavian artery or both by the scalenus anticus muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • Scalenus-anticus-Syndrom — Scale̱nus anti̱cus Syn|drom: Aufhebung der distalen Arterienpulse bei Kompression der ↑Arteria subclavia durch den hypertrophischen ↑Musculus scalenus anterior …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • anticus — A term in anatomic nomenclature to designate a muscle or other structure which of all similar structures is nearest the front or ventral surface. Nomina Anatomica uses “anterior” in place of this term. [L. in the very front, fr. ante, before] * * …   Medical dictionary

  • scalenus — SYN: scalene. [L.] * * * sca·le·nus skā lē nəs n, pl sca·le·ni .nī any of usu. three deeply situated muscles on each side of the neck of which each extends from the transverse processes of two or more cervical vertebrae to the first or second rib …   Medical dictionary

  • Scalenus anterior — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus scalenus anterior GraySubject = 114 GrayPage = 396 Caption = The anterior vertebral muscles. (Scalenus anterior visible at bottom left.) Caption2 = Section of the neck at about the level of the… …   Wikipedia

  • scalenus syndrome — the group of symptoms caused by compression of the subclavian artery and the lower roots of the brachial plexus against the fibrous and bony structures of the outlet of the upper thoracic vertebrae. Loss of sensation, wasting, and vascular… …   Medical dictionary

  • МЫШЦЫ — МЫШЦЫ. I. Гистология. Общеморфодогически ткань сократительного вещества характеризуется наличием диференцировки в протоплазме ее элементов специфич. фибрилярной структуры; последние пространственно ориентированы в направлении их сокращения и… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • musculus — SYN: muscle.For histologic description, see muscle. [L. a little mouse, a muscle, fr. mus (mur ), a mouse] musculi abdominis SYN: muscles of abdomen, under muscle. m. abductor [TA] SYN: abductor (muscle). m. abductor …   Medical dictionary

  • НАДКЛЮЧИЧНАЯ ЯМКА — НАДКЛЮЧИЧНАЯ ЯМКА, надключичная область (regio, s. fossa supraclavicularis, s. trigonum ото claviculare), занимает нижнюю часть боковой поверхности шеи и снаружи имеет вид треугольника. Границы ее: спереди задний край m. sterno cleido mas toidei …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

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