anterior serratus

anterior serratus

A thoracic muscle.
 
Action
Rotates scapula, pulling it forward; raises ribs.
 
Nerve
Long thoracic.
 
Origin
Centrolateral aspect of the 1st to the 8th ribs.
 
Insertion
Inferior and superior angles and medial margin of scapula.
References in periodicals archive ?
Noncontrast CT demonstrated the presence of soft-tissue masses in the infrascapular region bilaterally, just deep to the anterior serratus and latissimus dorsi muscles, larger on the right measuing 7.
The pectoralis major muscle was under-developed but the pectoralis minor muscle as well as the anterior serratus muscle were present (Figure-2).
New insights into the pathophysiology of flail segment: the implications of anterior serratus muscle in parietal failure, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.

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