Trapezius - Musculus trapezius

Anatomical hierarchy

Myology > Muscles of back > Trapezius

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Description

Origin: Median fibrous raphe of the neck and the supraspinous ligament of the thorax. Its origin extends from the third cervical vertebra to the ninth thoracic vertebra.

Insertion: Spine of the scapula.

Action: Elevation of the limb and draws it forward. (protraction)

Nerve: Accessorius


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