Levatores costarum muscles :-

Levatores costarum muscles :-

Muscle details :-

twelve in number on either side, are small tendinous and fleshy bundles, which arise from the ends of the transverse processes of the seventh cervical and upper eleven thoracic vertebrae .

Origin :-

Transverse processes of C7 to T11 vertebrae.

Insertion :-

Superior surfaces of the ribs immediately inferior to the preceding vertebrae.

Nerve :-

dorsal rami C8-T11 (Intercostal nerves).

Actions:-

Assists in elevation of the thoracic rib cage .

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