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1) fulcrum. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The point or support on which a lever pivots. 2. Zoology An anatomical structure that acts as a hinge or a point of support. 3. An agent through which vital powers...

2) The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla by Publius Papinius Statius. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...caeli, alma Venus thalamo pulsa modo nocte iacebat amplexu duro Getici resoluta mariti. fulcra torosque deae tenerum premit agmen Amorum; signa petunt, quas ferre...

3) IV. Myology. 6c. The Muscles of the Thorax. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...function for the costovertebral articulations. The Levatores costarum being inserted near the fulcra of the ribs can have little action on the ribs; they act as rotators...

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