Definition of Serratus muscles
1. Noun. Any of several muscles of the trunk.
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Specialized synonyms: Anterior Serratus Muscle, Musculus Serratus Anterior, Serratus Anterior, Serratus Magnus, Musculus Serratus Posterior, Posterior Serratus Muscle, Serratus Posterior
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Literary usage of Serratus muscles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"beneath the superior serratus ; below, it is blended with the tendons of the latissimus and inferior serratus muscles, and in being stretched from the ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"... deltoid, and serratus muscles, causing elight dislocation of the caput humeri ; the biceps was very feebly developed, and the flexor muscles of the ..."
3. Demonstrations of anatomy: Being a Guide to the Knowledge of the Human Body by George Viner Ellis (1882)
"The onter border is perforated by the nerves of the rhomboid and serratus muscles. Action. Usually it elevates the first rib. With the rib fixed, ..."