anterior serratus muscle
anterior serratus muscle anterior ser·ra·tus muscle (sə-rā’təs)
A muscle with origin from the center of the lateral aspect of the first eight to nine ribs, with insertion to the superior and inferior angles and the intervening medial margin of the scapula, with nerve supply from the long thoracic nerve from the brachial plexus, and whose action rotates the scapula and pulls it forward, and elevates the ribs.
- Anterior spinocerebellar tract
anterior spinocerebellar tract anterior spinocerebellar tract n. A bundle of fibers that originates in the posterior horn along the spinal cord, crosses to the opposite side, ascends peripherally in the ventral half of the lateral funiculus through the rhombencephalon, terminates in the cerebellar vermis, and conveys exteroceptive information from the opposite half of the body.
- Anterior supraclavicular nerve
anterior supraclavicular nerve anterior supraclavicular nerve n. See medial supraclavicular nerve.
- Anterior staphyloma
anterior staphyloma anterior staphyloma n. Bulging near the anterior pole of the eyeball. Also called corneal staphyloma. Historical Examples (i) The operation is especially suitable for anterior staphyloma following ophthalmia neonatorum. A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various
- Anterior synechia
anterior synechia anterior synechia n. Adhesion of the iris to the cornea.