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Encyclopedia > Scalenus medius
Scalenus medius
The anterior vertebral muscles. (Scalenus medius visible in bottom center-right.)
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Gray's subject #114 396
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Action: Elevate 1st rib, rotate the neck to the opposite side
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The Scalenus medius, the largest and longest of the three Scaleni, arises from the posterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the lower six cervical vertebræ, and descending along the side of the vertebral column, is inserted by a broad attachment into the upper surface of the first rib, between the tubercle and the subclavian groove. It has been suggested that History of the Latin language be merged into this article or section. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones, though a small portion of the human population have an extra bone, occurring in the form of an extra rib. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones, though a small portion of the human population have an extra bone, occurring in the form of an extra rib. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... An antagonist is a kind of muscle that act in opposition to the movement generated by the agonists and are responsible for returning a limb to its initial position. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ...


See also

The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ...

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant.
This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

Muscles of the Head -- Neck -- Trunk -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- LIST OF ALL MUSCLES
SUPERFICIAL CERVICAL: platysma | (Gray's s110)

LATERAL CERVICAL: sternocleidomastoid | (Gray's s111) A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... The platysma is a superficial muscle that stretches from the clavicle to the mandible overlapping the sternocleidomastoid. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... In human anatomy, the sternocleidomastoid muscles are muscles in the neck that act to flex and rotate the head. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


SUPRAHYOID: digastric | stylohyoid | mylohyoid | geniohyoid - INFRAHYOID: sternohyoid | sternothyroid | thyrohyoid | omohyoid | (Gray's s112) The term suprahyoid refers to the region above (superior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. ... The digastric muscle (named digastric as it has two bellies) is a small muscle located under the jaw. ... The Stylohyoid muscle is a slender muscle, lying in front of, and above the posterior belly of the digastric muscle. ... The Mylohyoid muscle, flat and triangular, is situated immediately above the anterior belly of the Digastricus, and forms, with its fellow of the opposite side, a muscular floor for the cavity of the mouth. ... The Geniohyoideus (Geniohyoid muscle) is a narrow muscle, situated above the medial border of the Mylohyoideus. ... The term infrahyoid refers to the region below(inferior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. ... The Sternohyoid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Sternothyroid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Thyrohyoid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The omohyoid muscle is a muscle at the front of the neck that consists of two bellies separated by an intermediate tendon. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


VERTEBRAL -- ANTERIOR: longus colli | longus capitis | rectus capitis anterior | rectus capitis lateralis (Gray's s113) The Longus colli muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Longus capitis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Rectus capitis lateralis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


LATERAL: scalenus anterior | scalenus medius | scalenus posterior | (Gray's s114) The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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