Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Divided or dividing into myotomes; of or pertaining to a myotome.
  • Of or pertaining to myotomy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a myotome or myotomes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to myotomes.

Etymologies

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myotome +‎ -ic

Examples

  • In the thoracic region the primitive myotomic segments still persist as the intercostal muscles, but over the abdomen these ventral myotomic processes fuse into a sheet which splits in various ways to form the Rectus, the Obliquus externus and internus, and the Transversalis.

    IV. Myology. 2. Development of the Muscles

  • The fascia lumbo-dorsalis develops between the true myotomic muscles and the more superficial ones which migrate over the back such as the Trapezius, Rhomboideus, and Latissimus.

    IV. Myology. 2. Development of the Muscles

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