Xiphihumeralis muscle (cat only)

Dscn1793.jpg (77932 bytes)  Dscn1791.jpg (75640 bytes) Ventrolateral view, left side

Cat information:
xiphihumeralis (cat only)
origina median raphe along xiphoid process
          or at an angle to the median line on the
         
rectus abdominis muscle
insertion:  with latissimus dorsi near ventral
          border of the bicipital groove
nerve:  cranial pectoral nerves and branches
          of C7 and C8
 
action: 
assists pectoralis minor - adducts arm

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