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Flashcards in Anterior Shoulder Muscles Deck (11):
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Pectoralis Minor

Location: muscle inserts upon the coracoid process of the scapula

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Coracobrachialis

Location: originate from the coracoid process

3

Short head of the biceps brachii

Location: originates from the coracoid process

4

Trapezius

Location: shown inserting on the lateral third of the clavicle

5

Deltoid Muscle

Location: lateral third of the clavicle

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Pectoralis Major Muscle

Location: cross the belly of the biceps brachii muscle to insert into the bicipital (intertubercular) groove of the humerus, where it is joined by the insertions of the latissimus dorsi and teres major muscles

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Teres Major muscle

Location: A small segment is evident as it passes forward from its origins at the inferior angle of the scapula

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Serratus Anterior

Location: inserts along the entire vertebral border of the scapula

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Rhomboideus major and minor

Location: insert along the vertebral border, below and above the scapular spine respectively
Given the names because their shape is similar to a parallelogram

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Levator Scapulae muscle

Location: inserts along the vertebral border of the scapula, btwn the superior angle and the spine of the scapula

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Subscapularis Muscle

Location: originating from the subscapular fossa and becomes one of the four rotator muscles (Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subsapularis)