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serratus

(səˈreɪtəs)
n
any of various muscles in the thorax, which produce the appearance of a serrated border by their arrangement
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Noun1.serratus - any of several muscles of the trunkserratus - any of several muscles of the trunk
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
anterior serratus muscle, musculus serratus anterior, serratus anterior, serratus magnus - muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage
musculus serratus posterior, posterior serratus muscle, serratus posterior - skeletal muscle that draws the rib cage backward and downward
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The site of termination into muscular branches to serratus anterior and latissimus dorsi is higher in males when compared to females (Table 3, Fig.
Trigger point pains were identified in the following muscles: supraspinatus, subscapularis, infraspinatus, teres minor, biceps (long head), rhomboids and serratus anterior.
Key trigger point Associated satellite trigger point sternocleidomastoid temporalis, masseter upper trapezius temporalis, masseter scalene deltoid, extensor carpi radialis, extensor digitorum communis splenius capitis temporalis supraspinatus deltoid, extensor carpi radialis infraspinatus biceps brachii pectoralis minor flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris latissimus dorsi triceps brachii, flexor carpi ulnaris serratus posterior superior triceps brachii, extensor digitorum communis, extensor carpi ulnaris quadratus lumborum gluteus maximus, piriformis piriformis hamstrings hamstrings gastrocnemius, soleus
Aedes (Ochlerotatus) serratus (Theobald) [Ochlerotatus (Protoculex) serratus (Theobald)].
A combination of intramuscular and surface electrodes was used to record activity from supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, middle trapezius, lower trapezius, serratus anterior and latissimus dorsi.
max]) muscular demands have been reported at the serratus anterior, latissimus dorsi, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, and long head of the biceps [16].
We describe the long-term results of microvascular flee-tissue transfer of the serratus anterior muscle to achieve facial reanimation in 3 patients who had undergone wide-field parotidectomy with facial nerve resection.
The serratus anterior on the sides of your ribcage is so overstretched that it can't work.
Perhaps the most significant finding was the capture of two taxa represented only by larvae (Pycnopsyche gentilis (McLachlan), Neophylax concinnus McLachlan), and 12 taxa represented by only a single specimen: Phylocentropus placidus (Banks), Cheumatopsyche pasella Ross, Neotrichia vibrans Ross, Ochrotrichia xena (Ross), Ironoquia lyrata (Ross), Setodes epicampes Edwards, Triaenodes aba Milne, Pycnopsyche gentilis (McLachlan), Nyctiophylax serratus Lago & Harris, Polycentropus elarus Ross, Rhyacophila ledra Ross, and Rhyacophila glaberrima Ulmer.
Distally, the muscle inserted in various points of the scapulae, as well as the fasciae of the serratus anterior muscle.
Comparative toxicity of dissolved metals to early larval stages of Palaemon serratus, Maja squinado and Homarus gammarus (Crustaecea: Deacapoda).
In Brazil, OROV was initially described in 1960, when it was isolated from a sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) captured near a forest area during the construction of the Belem-Brasilia highway, and from a pool of Ochlerotatus serratus mosquitoes captured nearby (4).