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10 Cards in this Set

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Coracobrachialis (origin, insertion, action)
origin: coracoid process
insertion: medial shaft of humerus
action: adducts and flexes shoulder joint
Deltoid (origin, insertion, action)
origin: clavicle, acromion, and spine of scapula
insertion: deltoid tuberosity
action: abducts and flexes shoulder joint
Supraspinatus (origin, insertion, action)
origin: supraspinous fossa
insertion: greater tubercle of humerus
action: abducts shoulder joint
Infraspinatus (origin, insertion, action)
origin: infraspinous fossa
insertion: greater tubercle of humerus
action: lateral rotation of shoulder joint
Teres minor (origin, insertion, action)
origin: lateral border of scapula
insertion: greater tubercle of humerus
action: lateral rotation of shoulder joint
Subscapularis (origin, insertion, action)
origin: subscapular fossa
insertion: lesser tubercle of humerus
action: medial rotation of shoulder joint
Teres major (origin, insertion, action)
origin: inferior angle of scapula
insertion: medial lip of intertubercular groove
action: extends and adducts shoulder joint
Latissimus dorsi (origin, insertion, action)
origin: spinous processes of lower thoracic vertebrae and lower ribs
insertion: intertubercular groove
action: extends, adducts, and medially rotates shoulder joint
Pectoralis major (origin, insertion, action)
origin: sternum, costal cartilage of ribs 2-6, and clavicle
insertion: greater tubercle
action: extends, adducts, and medially rotates shoulder joint (clavicular head flexes shoulder joint)
Biceps brachii long head (origin, insertion, action)
origin: supraglenoid tubercle
insertion: radial tuberosity
action: flexes and supinates elbow joint