Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Lower ligamentum nuchea, spines of C7 and T1
INSERTION: Small area of posteromedial border of scapula at level of spine, below levator scapulae
ACTION: Retracts scapula. Rotates lower scapula back to rest position
NERVE: Dorsal scapular nerve (C5) (from root)

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