long elevator muscle of rib
Any of the muscles with insertion into the second rib below their origin, with nerve supply from the intercostal nerve, and whose actions raise the ribs.
American muscleRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
A Long List of Affixes: Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsSuffixes -able, -ible, -ile: (form adjs) able to, fit to, worthy, capable; apt to; subject to being ~-ed -ac: one affect with -ac, -al, -ane, -ar, -ary, -ch, -ese, -ic, -ical, -id, -ile, -ine, -ish, -ory: like, of, pertaining to; characterized by -aceae: families of plants -aceous, -ous: resemblance to a substance; full of -acy, -age, -ance, -ancy, -asm, -dom, -ence, -ency, -hood, -ism, -ity, -ment, -mony, -ness, -ry, -ship, …
- long distance,
- long division,
- long dozen,
- long drawn out,
- long eaton,
- long extensor muscle of big toe,
- long extensor muscle of thumb,
- long extensor muscle of toes,
- long face,
- long finger
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.