Muscles élévateurs des côtes - Musculi levatores costarum

Hiérarchie anatomique

Termes généraux > Myologie > Muscles du thorax > Muscles élévateurs des côtes



The levator muscles of the ribs (Musculi levatores costarum) are a series of small muscles, hardly distinguishable form the external intercostal muscles, that originate from the transverse and mammillary processes of all but the last thoracic vertebrae and pass caudoventrally to  the angle of the adjacent ribs to insert on the cranial border of the second to last rib.

In dogs:

Origin: Transverse processes of the first through twelfth thoracic vertebrae.

Insertion: Cranial borders of the second through twelfth ribs.

Action: Inspiration.

Nerve: Intercostal nerves one to twelve.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332


Télécharger vet-Anatomy

Utilisateurs mobile et tablette, vous pouvez télécharger sur l'Appstore ou sur GooglePlay.

vet-Anatomy sur l'Appstore vet-Anatomy sur Googleplay