Muscles of thorax - Musculi thoracis

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The musculi thoracis are the muscles of the thoracic wall, including in the Vth NAV:

  • Pectoral muscles:
    • Musculi pectorales superficiales
      • Musculus pectoralis descendens
      • Musculus pectoralis transversus
    • Musculus pectoralis profundus [musculus pectoralis ascendens]
  • Musculus subclavius
  • Musculus serratus ventralis thoracis
  • Musculi levatores costarum
  • Intercostal muscles:
    • Musculi intercostales externi
    • Musculi intercostales interni
  • Musculi subcostales
  • Musculus retractor costae
  • Musculus transversus thoracis
  • Musculus rectus thoracis

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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