Definition of Serratus posterior inferior

1. Noun. A thin quadrilateral muscle at the junction of the thoracic and lumbar regions; acts to counteract the pull of the diaphragm on the ribs to which it is attached.




Medical Definition of Serratus posterior inferior

1. Origin, with latissimus dorsi, from spinous processes of two lower thoracic and two upper lumbar vertebrae; insertion, into lower borders of last four ribs; action, draws lower ribs backward and downward; nerve supply, ninth to twelfth intercostal. Synonym: musculus serratus posterior inferior, inferior posterior serratus muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Serratus posterior inferior

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1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Next, remove the remains of the origin of the serratus posterior inferior, and then the posterior layer of the lumbar part of the lumbo-dorsal fascia will ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"Next, remove the remains of the origin of the serratus posterior inferior, and then the posterior layer of the lumbar part of the lumbo-dorsal fascia will ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... Transversus thoracis Serratus posterior superior serratus posterior inferior Diaphragma Medial crus I til i • rn ii -iI in ic crus > Lateral cms ..."

4. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"M. serratus posterior inferior (Fig. 73, «).—The serratus posterior inferior is a thin muscle lying caudad of the serratus posterior ..."

5. A Manual of Dissection and Practical Anatomy: Founded on Gray and Gerrish by William Thomas Eckley, Corinne Buford Eckley (1903)
"... inferior (in. serratus posterior inferior). TABLE OF MUSCLES OF THE BACK. FIRST LAYER. Origin. . External occipital protuberance. 2. ..."

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