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levatores costarum longi (muscles)


Definition: vertebrothoracic (costovertebral) muscles; insertion, the second rib below their origin; action, raise ribs; nerve supply, intercostal.

Synonym(s): musculi levatores costarum longiTA, long levatores costarum (muscles)

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