Composite muscle

Composite or hybrid muscles are those muscles which have more than one set of fibers but perform the same function and are usually supplied by different nerves for different set of fibers.[1][2]


Commonly confused

Certain muscles are commonly confused with composite muscles which they are not. Examples are:


  1. Cartmill, Matt (1987). Human Structure. Harvard University Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-674-41805-9.
  2. Chitguppi, Dr. Rajeev (1 January 2010). Elsevier Comprehensive Guide To Pgdee Basic Sciences. Elsevier India Pvt. Limited. pp. 49–. ISBN 978-81-312-2380-2.
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