Thorax - transverse section

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The trapezius muscle forms the sloping region between the neck and the shoulders. It elevates the shoulders (a shrug), raises the arms over the head, depresses the shoulders, and retracts the shoulder blades, as occurs when stretching the arms beind the body.

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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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