transverse part of trapezius (muscle)
transverse part of trapezius (muscle)[TA]
middle third of trapezius with muscle fibers running transversely to the spine of the scapula; acts to retract the scapula (shoulder) at the conceptual scapulothoracic joint.
Synonym(s): pars transversa musculi trapezii [TA]
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