noun, plural pec·to·ral·es [pek-tuh-ral-eez, -rey-leez, -rah-] /ˌpɛk təˈræl iz, -ˈreɪ liz, -ˈrɑ-/. Anatomy.
Origin of pectoralis
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Historical Examples of pectoralis
A closely allied form occurs in Alaska, and has been named Dallia pectoralis, Bean.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
The aneurism was of the third part of the axillary artery, and a ligature was applied at the lower margin of the pectoralis minor.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
The clavicular portion of the pectoralis major must then be divided right across its fibres, which will retract.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
The bolus consisted of a portion of the pectoralis major of a subject brought to the dissecting-room at the Middlesex Hospital.
The pectoralis transversus and other muscles were found to harbour a considerable number of encysted Trichin.