In anatomy, denoting certain muscles, nerves, glands, etc. That are auxiliary or supernumerary to some similar, generally more important thing.

Synonyms: accessorius.

Origin: L. Accessorius, fr. Ac-cedo, pp. -cessus, to move toward

(05 Mar 2000)

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