Definition of Anterior serratus muscle

1. Noun. Muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage.




Medical Definition of Anterior serratus muscle

1. Origin, from centre of lateral aspect of first eight to nine ribs; insertion, superior and inferior angles and intervening medial margin of scapula; action, rotates scapula and pulls it forward, elevates ribs; nerve supply, long thoracic from brachial plexus. Synonym: musculus serratus anterior, anterior serratus muscle, costoscapularis, musculus serratus magnus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anterior Serratus Muscle

anterior region of thigh
anterior rhinoscopy
anterior rhizotomy
anterior root
anterior sacrococcygeal ligament
anterior sacroiliac ligaments
anterior sacrosciatic ligament
anterior scalene muscle
anterior scleritis
anterior sclerotomy
anterior segment
anterior semicircular canals
anterior serratus muscle (current term)
anterior sinuses
anterior spinal artery
anterior spinocerebellar tract
anterior spinothalamic tract
anterior staphyloma
anterior sternoclavicular ligament
anterior superficial cervical lymph nodes
anterior superior alveolar arteries
anterior superior alveolar branches of infraorbital nerve
anterior superior dental arteries
anterior superior iliac spine
anterior superior segment
anterior superior segmental artery of kidney
anterior supraclavicular nerve

Literary usage of Anterior serratus muscle

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1. A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy by Lewellys Franklin Barker, Dean De Witt Lewis, Daniel Graisberry Revell (1904)
"anterior serratus muscle (M. serratus anterior) (OT Serratus Magnus). Divide the posterior cord of the brachial plexus. Drag the arm forcibly from the body ..."

2. The Mars Records Book 2: Clearing Sessions with A Biofeedback Meter Where a by Stephanie Relfe (2002)
"Stomach (left Pectoralis Major Clavicular muscle) . Kidney (Left Psoas muscle) . Lung (Left Anterior Serratus muscle). With his eyes shut, ..."

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