Definition of scalenus in English:


Line breaks: sca|lenus
Pronunciation: /skəˈliːnəs

noun (plural scaleni /-nʌɪ/)

  • Any of several muscles extending from the neck to the first and second ribs.


early 18th century: modern Latin, from late Latin scalenus (musculus) 'unequal (muscle)' (see scalene).

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