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levatores costarum breves (muscles)


Definition: origin, the transverse processes of last cervical and eleven thoracic vertebrae; insertion ribs immediately below, between angle and tubercle.

Synonym(s): musculi levatores costarum brevesTA, short levatores costarum (muscles)

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