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image: Latissimus Dorsi
Latissimus Dorsi

Latissimus Dorsi

 Articulations :

 Action :

  • Extends, adducts and medially rotates humerus; raises body toward arms during climbing.

Origin :

  • Ischial spine.

Insertion :

  • Floor of intertubercular groove of humerus.

Innervation :

  • Thoracodorsal nerve (C6, C7 and C8).

Arterial Supply :

  • Thoracodorsal artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial
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