coracobrachialis muscle


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cor·a·co·bra·chi·a·lis mus·cle

[TA]
muscle of anterior (flexor) compartment of arm; origin, coracoid process of scapula; insertion, middle of medial border of humerus; action, adducts and flexes the arm; acts as a shunt muscle in resisting downward dislocation of shoulder joint; nerve supply, musculocutaneous.

cor·a·co·bra·chi·a·lis mus·cle

(kōr'ă-kō-brā-kē-ā'lis mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
Origin, coracoid process of scapula; insertion, middle of medial border of humerus; action, adducts and flexes the arm; resists downward dislocation of shoulder joint; nerve supply, musculocutaneous.
Synonym(s): musculus coracobrachialis [TA] .

Casser,

Giulio, Italian anatomist, 1556-1616.
Casser fontanel - the membranous interval on either side between the mastoid angle of the parietal bone, the petrous portion of the temporal bone, and the occipital bone. Synonym(s): mastoid fontanel
Casser perforated muscle - Synonym(s): coracobrachialis muscle
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As for the midhumeral alternative, 5 mL of local anesthetic solution may be injected into the coracobrachialis muscle (above the axial artery, but beneath the biceps muscle).