What is another word for Musculus Pectoralis Minor?

28 synonyms found


[ mˈʌskjʊləs pˌɛktɔːɹˈɑːliz mˈa͡ɪnə], [ mˈʌskjʊləs pˌɛktɔːɹˈɑːliz mˈa‍ɪnə], [ m_ˈʌ_s_k_j_ʊ_l_ə_s p_ˌɛ_k_t_ɔː_ɹ_ˈɑː_l_i_z m_ˈaɪ_n_ə]

Synonyms for Musculus pectoralis minor:

How to use "Musculus pectoralis minor" in context?

The muscular tissue comprising the pectoralis minor is a small muscle located on the anterior (front) side of the chest. This muscle functions as a stabilizer and depressor of the chest wall and is principally responsible for producing movement of the arms. Injuries to the pectoralis minor can occur from a variety of activities, such as cycling and weightlifting, and may cause chest pain. Treatment for these injuries typically includes rest and analgesics.

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