Muscles of the shoulder and arm

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Muscle, function, origin, insertion


Abducts humerus O:scapula, clavicle I: humerus

Pectoralis Major

Flexes and adducts humerus O: clavicle, sternum, 2nd - 6th costal cartilages I: humerus

Latissimus dorsi

Extends and adducts humerus O: last 6 thoracic vert, all lumbar vert, sacrum, iliac crest I: humerus

Teres major

Extends and adducts the humerus O: scapula I: humerus

Triceps brachii

Extends forearm O: humerus, scapula I: ulna

Biceps brachii

Flexes forearm O: scapula I: radius


Flexes forearm O: humerus I: radius

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