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Flashcards in Superficial Back Musculature Deck (5):
1

What forms the spinal accessory nerve innervating the trapezius?

C1-C5 cord levels contribute to the spinal root of the spinal accessory nerve

2

The latissimus dorsi is innervated by what nerve?

the thoracodorsal nerve

3

What forms the thoracodorsal nerve innervating the latissimus dorsi?

ventral rami from C6-C8

4

Which of the muscles of the true back are innervated by the dorsal scapular nerve?

levator scapulae, rhomboid major, rhomboid minor

5

What forms the dorsal scapular nerve?

the ventral ramus of C5