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Scalene muscles
Scalene Sca*lene", a. [L. scalenus, Gr. ?: cf. F. scal[`e]ne.] 1. (Geom.) (a) Having the sides and angles unequal; -- said of a triangle. (b) Having the axis inclined to the base, as a cone. 2. (Anat.) (a) Designating several triangular muscles called scalene muscles. (b) Of or pertaining to the scalene muscles. Scalene muscles (Anat.), a group of muscles, usually three on each side in man, extending from the cervical vertebr[ae] to the first and second ribs.

Meaning of Muscles from wikipedia

- whereas the skeletal muscles contract upon command. Skeletal muscles in turn can be divided into fast and slow twitch fibers. Muscles are predominantly powered...
- The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. They...
- table of skeletal muscles of the human anatomy. There are around 640 skeletal muscles within the typical human body. Almost every muscle constitutes one...
- series Aqua TV Show Show Muscles (musician), Australian electronica musician Chris Copulos Les Musclés, a 1990s French band Muscles (album) (2007), by hip-hop...
- infrahyoid muscles, or strap muscles, are a group of four pairs of muscles in the anterior (frontal) part of the neck. The four infrahyoid muscles are: the...
- The suboccipital muscles are a group of muscles defined by their location to the occiput. Suboccipital muscles are located below the occipital bone. These...
- gluteal muscles are a group of three muscles which make up the buttocks: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The three muscles originate...
- Pectinate muscles make up the part of the wall in front of this, the right atrial appendage.[citation needed] In the left atrium, the pectinate muscles, fewer...
- rhomboid muscles (/ˈrɒmbɔɪd/), often simply called the rhomboids, are rhombus-shaped muscles ****ociated with the sca****. There are two rhomboid muscles on...
- The muscles of respiration are those muscles that contribute to inhalation and exhalation, by aiding in the expansion and contraction of the thoracic cavity...
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