accessorius

[ ak-suh-sawr-ee-uh s, -sohr- ]
/ ˌæk səˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr- /

noun, plural ac·ces·so·ri·i [ak-suh-sawr-ee-ahy, -sohr-] /ˌæk səˈsɔr iˌaɪ, -ˈsoʊr-/.

Anatomy. any muscle, nerve, gland, etc., that reinforces the action of another.

Nearby words

  1. accessibility,
  2. accessible,
  3. accession,
  4. accession number,
  5. accessorial,
  6. accessorize,
  7. accessory,
  8. accessory adrenal,
  9. accessory apartment,
  10. accessory bud

Origin of accessorius

< New Latin, Medieval Latin: accessory

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British Dictionary definitions for accessorius

accessorius

/ (ˌæksɛsˈɔːrɪəs) /

noun

anatomy a muscle or nerve that has an augmenting action
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