The muscles of the chest

Chest muscles (mm. thoracis) are divided into two groups: the superficial layer, which covers the chest from the outside (his muscles are attached to the humerus and the bones of the upper limb girdle), and the deep layer, which is the proper muscles of the chest.

List of Abbreviations

a., aa. — arteria, arteriae (artery, the artery)

lig., ligg. — ligamentum, ligamenta (ligament, the ligaments)

m., mm. — musculus, musculi (muscle, the muscle)

n., nn. — nervus, nervi (nerve, the nerve)

r., rr. — ramus, rami (branch)

s. — seu (or)

v., vv. — vena, venae (vienna)