Innervation of the complexus ("hatching") muscle of the chick.

@article{Gross1985InnervationOT,
  title={Innervation of the complexus ("hatching") muscle of the chick.},
  author={Gideon Gross},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={1985},
  volume={232 2},
  pages={180-9}
}
  • Gideon Gross
  • Published 1985 in The Journal of comparative neurology
The complexus muscle of avians, also known as the "hatching" muscle, is notable for the dramatic, transient pseudohypertrophy which it undergoes around the time of hatching. The muscle is believed to be involved in specific dorsal and lateral head movements used for hatching. Innervation of the complexus muscle was studied in the hatchling chick by using… CONTINUE READING