Definition of Serratus magnus
1. Noun. Muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage.
Generic synonyms: Serratus, Serratus Muscles
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Literary usage of Serratus magnus
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The serratus magnus, as a whole, carries the scapula forward, and at the same time raises the vertebral border of the bone. It is therefore concerned in the ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The Transversus perinaei is a narrow muscular slip, which passes more or less transversely across the back part of the perineal space. ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"Dr. ROSS R. BUNTING read a paper on " Paralysis of the serratus magnus. ... The diagnosis of paralysis of the serratus magnus muscle is not difficult if the ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"In picture the action of the serratus magnus muscle in drawing Fi... 1.1.—TIIK FALL or MAN. i After Raphael's picture in the ..."
5. Nervous and mental diseases by Archibald Church (1914)
"Partial paralysis of the right serratus magnus. spiratory expansion on the same side, but causes no absolute motor loss. The paralysis of the serratus ..."
6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"The SerratUS magnus (m. serratus anterior) (Fig. 340) is a thin, irregularly quadrilateral muscle, situated between the ribs and the scapula at the upper ..."