What is the trapezius muscle?


What is the trapezius muscle?

Skeletal Muscle:

The three types of muscle include skeletal, cardiac, and smooth. Skeletal muscles are attached to bones and held in position by a connective tissue called fascia. The end of the muscle that connects to the bone that doesn't move very much is called the origin. The end of the muscle that is connected to the bone that moves is called the insertion.

Answer and Explanation:

The trapezius muscle is one of the muscles that moves the pectoral girdle. The other muscles that move the pectoral girdle are the rhomboideus major,...

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Muscles of the Head and Neck: Anatomy, Motion & Support

from Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology

Chapter 6 / Lesson 3

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