Definition of Serratus posterior superior

1. Noun. A thin quadrilateral muscle of the upper and dorsal part of the thorax; acts to elevate the upper ribs.




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Literary usage of Serratus posterior superior

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... Transversus thoracis serratus posterior superior Serratus posterior inferior Diaphragma Medial crus I til i • rn ii -iI in ic crus > Lateral cms ..."

2. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The serratus posterior inferior is a thin muscle lying caudad of the serratus posterior superior (/) and sometimes overlying the caudal end of the latter. ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"At the upper end of the thoracic region it dips beneath the serratus posterior superior into the neck, and at the lower end it blends with the aponeurosis ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"the thoracic region it dips beneath the serratus posterior superior into the neck, and at the lower end it blends with the aponeurosis of origin of the ..."

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