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M. brachiocephalicus (origin, insertion & action)?

ORIGIN - 1. cranial Raphé of neck, 2. temporal bone
INSERTION - medial distal humerus
ACTION - draw limb forward. If leg planted, draws neck & head to the side

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M. trapezius (origin, insertion & action)?

ORIGIN - 1. Raphé of neck, 2. supraspinous ligament
INSERTION - spine of scapula dorsally
ACTION - elevate limb & draw it forward

3

M. latissimus dorsi (origin, insertion & action)?

ORIGIN - 1. Lumbodorsal fascia, 2. Last 2 to 3 ribs
INSERTION - Teres tuberosity of humerus
ACTION - draws limb forward & possibly laterally support limb, draw free limb backward during flexion of shoulder joint

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M. omotransversarius (origin, insertion & action)?

ORIGIN - Transverse process (wing of atlas - C1)
INSERTION - distal spine of scapula ventrally
ACTION - raises scapula & moves limb forward