This latter part is considered by some writers as forming a portion of the panniculus muscle of the neck.
This elevation is produced by the fleshy portion of the panniculus.
Now, some persons can move the skin of their hairy heads; and is this not effected by the panniculus?
As we pointed out above, there is also a panniculus muscle of the shoulder and one of the neck.
In this family and in the tenrec most of the species are protected by spines implanted in the skin-muscle, or panniculus carnosus.
panniculus pan·nic·u·lus (pə-nĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. pan·nic·u·li (-lī')
A sheet or layer of tissue.