Visible Human, Coronal Section/Anterior Thorax

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The pectoralis major muscles cover the anterior wall of the chest. These muscles help adduct, extend and medially rotate the arm (bring the arm to your side, raise it in front of you, and rotate it towards the body).

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lung | left ventricle | right ventricle | diaphragm | stomach | liver | pectoralis major |
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Module Name: a_vmY1649
Module Title: Visible Human, Coronal Section/Anterior Thorax
Image Info: Computer generated from gross transverse sections.
Created by: Lynn Bry
Last modified: Feb 7th, 1997

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