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Medical Term:

muscles of thorax

Definition

the muscles attaching to the rib cage including the pectoral muscles, serratus anterior, subclavius, and levator muscles, intercostal muscles, transverse thoracic muscle, subcostal muscles, and diaphragm.

Synonym(s): musculi thoracisTA

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