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Serratus Anterior

Descriptions of Serratus Anterior

Serratus Anterior: muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Serratus Anterior

Serratus Anterior: The serratus anterior is a band of muscle of the upper chest and shoulder. The serratus anterior originates on the eight upper ribs and inserts on the scapula. The serratus anterior is involved with stabilizing the scapula and in movements of the shoulder, such as abduction and upwardly rotation. It is innervated by the long thoracic nerve.

Conditions that can afflict the serratus anterior include scapula protrusion, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Serratus Anterior

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Serratus Anterior

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Sub Parts: Serratus Anterior

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Serratus Anterior

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