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Muscle of Scapula

URI Anatomy Quiz 12: Muscles of the Scapula

It's origin is the Ligamentum nuchae and C7-T12. It elevates, retracts/adducts, rotates, and depresses the scapula. Insertion is the scapula. Trapezius muscle with Spinal Accessory nerve (XI)
It's origin is C1-C4. It elevates the scapula, flexes the neck laterally (lateral side bending), and rotates the scapula. Insertion is the scapula. Levator Scapulae (Ventralis) muscle with the dorsal scapular nerve and the anterior rami of C3 and C4.
Their origin is C7-T5. They retract/adduct, elevate, and rotate the scapula. Insertion is the scapula. Rhomboid muscles with the dorsal scapular nerve
It's origin is Ribs 3-5. It depresses, protracts/abducts, and rotates the scapula. Insertion is the scapula. Pectoralis minor muscle with the medial pectoral nerve and cervical spinal nerves C7, C8, and T1)
It's origin is Ribs 1-9. It protracts/abducts and rotates the scapula. Insertion is the scapula. Serratus Anterior (Ventralis) and the Long Thoracic nerve.
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