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Coracobrachialis

Coracobrachialis
(Science: anatomy) Relating to the coracoid process of the scapula and the arm.
(Science: muscle) origin, coracoid process of scapula; insertion, middle of medial border of humerus; action, adducts and flexes the arm; resists downward dislocation of shoulder joint; nerve supply, musculocutaneous.
See: coracobrachial bursa.
Synonym: musculus coracobrachialis, Casser’s perforated muscle, coracobrachial muscle.


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