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Attachments of Dorsum-Origin:

Supraspinatus

Arises from the supraspinous fossa of scapula

 

Infraspinatus

Arises from infraspinous fossa  of scapula           

 

Teres minor                                         

Lateral border of dorsum of scapula

 

Triceps brachii (long head)

Arises from infraglenoid tubercle of scapula

 

Latissimus dorsi

Arises from back of inferior angle of scapula

 

Levator scapulae                                     

Inserted into the medial border of scapula between the superior angle and root of spine

 

Rhomboideus minor

Root of spine of scapula  

 

Rhomboideus major

Medial border of scapula from the spine to the inferior angle

 

Spine of scapula                        

Origin-

 

Deltoid

Arises from the lower lip of the crest of spine of scapula and outer aspect of acromion

Insertion- Trapezius

Inserted into the lower lip of the crest of spine of scapula  and the inner aspect of acromion

 

Acromion

Origin Deltoid

Arises from outer aspect of acromion

 

Attachments of costal surface-Origin
 

Subscapularis

Arises from subscapular fossa

 

Omohyoid (inferior belly)

Arises from the upper border of scapula

Insertion

 

Serratus anterior

Inserted to the medial border of the scapula at its costal surface

 

Coracoid process

Origin 

 

Biceps brachii (short head)

Arises from tip of coracoid process  of scapula as conjoint tendon with coracobrachialis.   

 

Coracobrachialis                        

Arises from tip of coracoid process of scapula as conjoint tendon with biceps brachii short head. 

 

Insertion

Pectoralis minor

 

Inserted into coracoid process of scapula


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