serratus muscles


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Noun1.serratus muscles - any of several muscles of the trunkserratus muscles - 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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Ultrasound images of the rhomboid major muscle located between the trapezius and posterior serratus muscles. The thickness can be examined as the vertical length between the inferior echogenic fascial line of the trapezius and the superior line of the posterior serratus.
Another thought is that the fracture is associated with the opposing forces of the intercostal, diaphragmatic, abdominal, and serratus muscles on the rib [5].
Better known for working on the core, a plank actually is a full-body workout that targets the upper body (pectoral and serratus muscles), lower body (quadriceps and sartorius muscles), and abdominal (rectus abdominis and transverse abdominis that form your outer and inner abdominal muscles) area.