SYN: p. (muscle). [L. long, stretched out]

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pro·ce·rus prō-'sir-əs n, pl -ri -.rī or -rus·es a facial muscle that arises from the nasal bone and a cartilage in the side of the nose and that inserts into the skin of the forehead between the eyebrows

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pro·ce·rus (pro-seґrəs) [L.] long; slender.

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