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International Journal of Morphology

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GIL, Julio  and  OLIVARES, Ricardo. A Biceps Muscle Latissimus dorsi in a Dog. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2014, vol.32, n.4, pp.1464-1466. ISSN 0717-9502.

This article reports the finding of a twin unreported muscle begin. In one dog, both, left and right muscle latissimus dorsi were biceps. The thin second head of m. latissimus dorsi that we founded, could be an intermediate step of comparative anatomy changes from reptilian to mammal. Man breast surgery and cardiomyoplasty, use dog latissimus dorsi as experimental, to know this information can be useful to these situations.

Keywords : Muscle; M. Latissimus dorsi; Dog; M. Biceps; Arm.

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