Medical Definition of Musculus scalenus posticus

1. Origin, posterior tubercles of transverse processes of fourth to sixth cervical vertebrae; insertion, lateral surface of second rib; action, elevates second rib; nerve supply, cervical and brachial plexuses. Synonym: musculus scalenus posterior, musculus scalenus posticus, posterior scalene muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Scalenus Posticus

musculus risorius
musculus sacrococcygeus anterior
musculus sacrococcygeus dorsalis
musculus sacrococcygeus posterior
musculus sacrococcygeus ventralis
musculus sacrolumbalis
musculus sacrospinalis
musculus salpingopharyngeus
musculus sartorius
musculus scalenus
musculus scalenus anterior
musculus scalenus anticus
musculus scalenus medius
musculus scalenus minimus
musculus scalenus posterior
musculus scalenus posticus (current term)
musculus semimembranosus
musculus semispinalis
musculus semispinalis capitis
musculus semispinalis cervicis
musculus semispinalis colli
musculus semispinalis dorsi
musculus semispinalis thoracis
musculus semitendinosus
musculus serratus anterior
musculus serratus magnus
musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti

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