scalenus posterior muscle

musculus scalenus posterior.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Scalenus posterior — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus scalenus posterior GraySubject = 114 GrayPage = 396 Caption = The anterior vertebral muscles. (Scalenus posterior visible at bottom right.) Caption2 = Origin = transverse processes of C4 C6… …   Wikipedia

  • musculus scalenus posterior — [TA] posterior scalene muscle: origin, posterior tubercles of transverse processes of fourth to sixth cervical vertebrae; insertion, second rib; innervation, sixth to eighth cervical; action, raises second rib, flexes cervical vertebrae laterally …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Scalenus medius — The anterior vertebral muscles. (Scalenus medius visible in bottom center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Músculo escaleno posterior — Músculos escalenos vista anterior Latín Scalenus posticus Gray …   Wikipedia Español

  • scalene muscle posterior — musculus scalenus posterior …   Medical dictionary

  • Levator claviculae muscle — Latin musculus levator claviculae Origin Anterior portion of transverse processes of C1 C4 vertebrae Insertion    Lateral half of the clavicle …   Wikipedia

  • musculus — SYN: muscle.For histologic description, see muscle. [L. a little mouse, a muscle, fr. mus (mur ), a mouse] musculi abdominis SYN: muscles of abdomen, under muscle. m. abductor [TA] SYN: abductor (muscle). m. abductor …   Medical dictionary

  • scalene — 1. Having sides of unequal length, said of a triangle so formed. 2. One of several muscles so named. See scalenus anterior (muscle), musculus scalenus anticus, scalenus medius (muscle), scalenus …   Medical dictionary

  • Мышцы шеи — По своему расположению мышцы шеи подразделяют на поверхностные, срединные и глубокие группы мышц. Поверхностные мышцы шеиСрединные мышцы шеиГлубокие мышцы шеиФасции шеи * * * Смотри также: Поверхностные мышцы шеи Срединные …   Атлас анатомии человека

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