Latissimus Dorsi

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  1. Action of Latissimus Dorsi
    • Extend the shoulder
    • Adduct the shoulder
    • Medially rotate the shoulder
  2. Origin of Latissimus Dorsi
    • inferior angle of scapula,
    • spinous processes of last 6 thoracic vertebrae,
    • last 3 or 4 ribs,
    • thoracolumbar aponeurosis and posterior iliac crest
  3. Insertion of Latissimus Dorsi
    Intertubercular groove of the humerus
  4. Action of Teres Major
    • extend the shoulder
    • adduct the shoulder
    • medially rotate the shoulder
  5. origin of Teres Major
    • inferior angle of scapula and
    • lower 1/3 of lateral border of the scapula
  6. Insertion of Teres Major
    Crest of the lesser tubercle of the humerus
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Latissimus Dorsi
Latissimus Dorsi and Teres Major
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