subclavius


subclavius
See s. (muscle).

* * *

sub·cla·vi·us .səb-'klā-vē-əs n, pl -vii -vē-.ī a small muscle on each side of the body that arises from the junction of the first rib and its cartilage, inserts into the inferior surface of the clavicle, and acts to stabilize the clavicle by depressing and drawing forward its lateral end during movements of the shoulder joint

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Subclavius — Musculus subclavius tiefe Schulter und Brustmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung 1. Rippenknorpel Ansatz Schlüsselbein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • subclavius — /sub klay vee euhs/, n., pl. subclavii / vee uy /. Anat. a small shoulder muscle, the action of which assists in depressing the shoulder. [1695 1705; < NL subclavius (musculus) subclavian (muscle), equiv. to L sub SUB + clavi(s) key (see… …   Universalium

  • subclavius — sub|cla̱vius, ...via, ...vium [zu ↑sub... u. lat. clavis = Schlüssel]: unter dem Schlüsselbein liegend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Ansa subclavia (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • subclavius — n. small shoulder muscle (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subclavius — sub·cla·vi·us …   English syllables

  • subclavius — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subclavius muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Subclavius muscle Latin = musculus subclavius GraySubject = 122 GrayPage = 438 | Caption = Deep muscles of the chest and front of the arm, with the boundaries of the axilla. (Subclavius visible at upper left, above first rib …   Wikipedia

  • subclavius muscle — musculus subclavius …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve to the subclavius — Nerve: Nerve to the subclavius Plan of brachial plexus. (Nerve to subclavius labeled at top center.) …   Wikipedia

  • N. subclavius — Plexus brachialis mit ‎Nervus subclavius („subclavian“) Der Nervus subclavius ist ein zarter motorischer Nerv des Armgeflechts (Plexus brachialis). Er entspringt beim Menschen aus der Vereinigungsstelle des fünften und sechsten Halsnervens,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.