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.
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- adjective Pertaining to
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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.
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.