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1

Its action is to elevate and abduct the thoracic limb

trapezius muscle

2

Its action is to draw the head to the side.

sternocephalicus muscle

3

Its action is to extend the elbow and flex the shoulder joint

triceps brachii muscle

4

Its action is to adduct and pull the thoracic limb caudally.

deep pectoral muscle

5

Its action is to flex the elbow joint.

brachialis muscle

6

Its action is to draw the thoracic limb caudally and flexes the shoulder joint

latissimus dorsi muscle

7

Its action is to flex the shoulder.

deltoideus/deltoid muscle

8

Its action is to adduct the thoracic limb.

superficial pectoral muscle

9

Its action is to pull the thoracic limb forward and extend the shoulder joint.

brachiocephalicus muscle

10

Its action is to flex the elbow joint and extend the shoulder joint.

biceps brachii muscle