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Clavicle

The clavicle is commonly called the collarbone and it located in the upper chest region.  The word “clavicle” is latin for “little key” because it rotates like a key when the shoulder and arm are extended.  The clavicle connects to the acromion process of the scapula and the …

Cat Muscles – Trapezius

In the cat, the trapezius muscle is divided into three flat muscles that cover the upper back and the neck.  The most anterior of these muscles is the clavotrapezius, named for its insertion into the clavicle. The middle trapezius muscle is the acromiotrapezius, which covers the scapula and …