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accessorius

[ak-suh-sawr-ee-uh s, -sohr-] /ˌæk səˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr-/
noun, plural accessorii
[ak-suh-sawr-ee-ahy, -sohr-] /ˌæk səˈsɔr iˌaɪ, -ˈsoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
Anatomy. any muscle, nerve, gland, etc., that reinforces the action of another.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Medieval Latin: accessory
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accessorius

/ˌæksɛsˈɔːrɪəs/
noun
1.
(anatomy) a muscle or nerve that has an augmenting action
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