coracobrachial muscle

[ kôr′ə-kō-brākē-əl, -brăkē- ]

n.

A muscle with its origin in the coracoid process of the scapula, with insertion to the middle of the medial border of the humerus, with nerve supply from the musculocutaneous nerve, and whose action adducts and flexes the arm.

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