muscles of the upper limb

muscles of the upper limb

[TA]
muscles acting on or located within the free upper limb. Terminologia Anatomica includes the scapulohumeral muscles in this category but does not include the axioappendicular muscles; the latter are listed under muscles of the back and muscles of the thorax.
Synonym(s): musculi membri superioris [TA]
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Since proximal function is crucial to the overall limb function, the application of this technique to multiple muscles of the upper limb must be investigated in future research.
For tree-climbing species, laryngeal occlusion is essential for stabilizing the thorax, providing a stable pivot point for the muscles of the upper limbs.