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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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