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subclavius (muscle)

 

Definition: thoracoappendicular muscle; origin, first costal cartilage; insertion, inferior surface of acromial end of clavicle; action, fixes clavicle or elevates first rib; nerve supply, subclavian from brachial plexus.

Synonym(s): musculus subclaviusTA, subclavian muscle

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