Thorax - transverse section

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The serratus anterior muscles can be felt in the following manner. With one hand, push against a wall (protraction of the scapula (shoulder) bone). Place the other hand along the side of the chest, just below the arm pit. The flexed muscle can be felt along the 3rd - 8th ribs.

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lungs | ribs | right atrium | left atrium | right ventricle | left ventricle | serratus anterior | latissimus dorsi | erector spinae | pectoralis major |
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Module Name: thorax
Module Title: Thorax - transverse section
Image Info: Gross specimen.
Created by: Lynn Bry
Last modified: Dec 12th, 1996

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