A Manual of Anatomy

A Manual of Anatomy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...the lower portion of the Iigamentum nuchae, the spines of the last cervical and first three dorsal vertebrae, and the supraspinous ligaments. Insertion.--Into the posterior surface of the second to the fifth ribs inclusive, just external to their angles. Nerve Supply.--The second and third intercostal nerves. Action.--To raise the ribs and aid in inspiration. The Serratus Posticus Inferior. Fig. 76. Origin.--From the spines of the last two dorsal and first two lumbar vertebrae. Insertion.--Into the lower borders of the last four ribs. Nerve Supply.--The tenth and eleventh intercostals. Action.--To draw the ribs downward, thus affording a fixed point for the action of the diaphragm and so aiding inspiration. The Posterior Scapular Artery. Fig. 76. Usually arises from the third portion of the subclavian, but may come off as the lower branch of the transverse cervical. For its course from the subclavian see page 113. When found at the back it is covered by the trapezius, levator anguli scapuli, rhomboid muscles. Its course is around the upper angle and along the vertebral border of the scapula to its lower angle. It anastomoses, (a) in the supraspinous fossa, with the suprascapular; (/) in the infraspinous fossa, with the dorsalis scapulae, and (c) at its terminus with the subscapular. Its muscular branches supply the adjacent muscles. The Suprascapular Artery and Nerve. Fig. 77. The artery is one of the branches of the thyroid axis. See page 112. Origin of nerve. See page 315. In this part of the dissection it is found passing into the supraspinous fossa over the transverse ligament of the scapula, while the suprascapular nerve passes under it, through the foramen which it forms out of the notch in the scapula. The nerve and artery take the same...show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578996
  • 9781236578990