Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Long head:supraglenoid tubercle of scapula. Short head: coracoid process of scapula with coracobrachialis
INSERTION: posterior border of bicipital tuberosity of radius (over bursa) and bicipital aponeurosis to deep fascia and subcutaneous ulna
ACTION: Supinates forearm, flexes elbow, weakly flexes shoulder
NERVE: Musculocutaneous nerve (C5, 6) (from lateral cord)

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