American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Division into fingerlike parts.
- n. A fingerlike part or process.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Digitiform arrangement or disposition of parts; division into finger-like parts; the state or quality of being digitate: as, the digitations of the serratus magnus muscle; the digitation of the tendon of the obturator internus.
- n. A finger-like process; one of a series of digital parts.
- n. Finger-action; use of the fingers; fingering; manipulation with the fingers.
- n. obsolete Touching; manipulation with the fingers.
- n. zoology, botany Any of various finger-like process found in plant and animal tissues.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A division into fingers or fingerlike processes; also, a fingerlike process.
- From digitate + -ation. (Wiktionary)
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“It emerges between the Scaleni anterior and medius; its upper part lies above the third part of the subclavian artery, while the trunk formed by the union of the eighth cervical and first thoracic is placed behind the artery; the plexus next passes behind the clavicle, the Subclavius, and the transverse scapular vessels, and lies upon the first digitation of the Serratus anterior, and the Subscapularis.”
“The lower border of the Pectoralis major at its attachment corresponds to the fifth rib; the uppermost visible digitation of Serratus anterior indicates the sixth rib.”
“The fourth part pierces the dura mater and inclines medialward to the front of the medulla oblongata; it is placed between the hypoglossal nerve and the anterior root of the first cervical nerve and beneath the first digitation of the ligamentum denticulatum.”
“Its floor is formed by the first rib with the first digitation of the Serratus anterior.”
“The first digitation is inserted into a triangular area on the ventral surface of the medial angle.”
“Each digitation (except the first) arises from the corresponding rib; the first springs from the first and second ribs; and from the fascia covering the first intercostal space.”
“Its external surface is convex, and looks upward and a little outward; near the middle of it is a rough eminence for the origin of the lower part of the first and the whole of the second digitation of the Serratus anterior; behind and above this is attached the Scalenus posterior.”
“The outer border is convex, thick, and rounded, and at its posterior part gives attachment to the first digitation of the Serratus anterior; the inner border is concave, thin, and sharp, and marked about its center by the scalene tubercle.”
“It lies on the first intercostal muscle and the upper digitation of the serratus magnus, while the cords of the brachial plexus are on its acromial side, and the axillary vein in close contact with it on its thoracic side, and frequently overlapping the artery.”
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