Medical Definition of Musculus longissimus thoracis

1. Origin, with iliocostalis and from transverse processes of lower thoracic vertebrae; insertion, by lateral slips into most or all of the ribs between angles and tubercles and into tips of transverse processes of upper lumbar vertebrae, and by medial slips into accessory processes of upper lumbar and transverse processes of thoracic vertebrae; action, extends vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of thoracic and lumbar spinal nerves. Synonym: musculus longissimus thoracis, musculus longissimus dorsi, thoracic longissimus muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Longissimus Thoracis

musculus levator costae
musculus levator glandulae thyroideae
musculus levator labii inferioris
musculus levator labii superioris
musculus levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
musculus levator palati
musculus levator palpebrae superioris
musculus levator prostatae
musculus levator scapulae
musculus levator veli palatini
musculus longissimus
musculus longissimus capitis
musculus longissimus cervicis
musculus longissimus dorsi
musculus longissimus thoracis (current term)
musculus longitudinalis inferior
musculus longitudinalis superior
musculus longus capitis
musculus longus colli
musculus lumbricalis manus
musculus lumbricalis pedis
musculus mentalis
musculus multifidus
musculus multifidus spinae
musculus multipennatus
musculus mylohyoideus
musculus mylopharyngeus
musculus nasalis

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