longissimus thoracis muscle

lon·gis·si·mus tho·ra·cis mus·cle

(lon-jis'i-mŭs thō-rā'sis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, with iliocostalis and from transverse processes of lower thoracic vertebrae; insertion, by lateral slips into most or all of the ribs between angles and tubercles and into tips of transverse processes of upper lumbar vertebrae, and by medial slips into accessory processes of upper lumbar and transverse processes of thoracic vertebrae; action, extends vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of thoracic and lumbar spinal nerves.
Synonym(s): musculus longissimus thoracis [TA] , thoracic longissimus muscle.
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73%) for beef longissimus thoracis muscle frozen for 90 days at -20[degrees]C; while Fernandez et al [14] reported similar values (5.
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The Longissimus thoracis muscle area was measured at the level corresponding to the intersection between the 6th and the 7th rib.
A cross-sectional portion of the intramuscular adipose tissue was collected from longissimus thoracis muscle at the 6th to 7th thoracic vertebrae, and a portion of skeletal muscle tissue was sampled from Japanese Black carcasses.
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