What is ACCESSORY?

1. Eleventh cranial nerve which controls muscles of the shoulder and neck; 2. muscles of the shoulder girdle, chest wall, neck and abdomen, which assist other muscles.

ACCESSORY: "Accessory muscles in the chest wall facilitate respiration."

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