a broad, flat muscle on each side of the midback, the action of which draws the arm backward and downward and rotates the front of the arm toward the body.
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The laceration at the latissimus dorsi muscle was then approximated with No.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Attention was then turned on the laceration of the latissimus dorsi muscle where the missile had passed through it.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
From its wide expanse on the back it is known as the latissimus dorsi (broadest of the back).A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell
It is covered by the latissimus dorsi and the posterior muscular mass of the arm.Artistic Anatomy of Animals | douard Cuyer
The wound involved the latissimus dorsi, and the external and internal oblique muscles of the abdomen.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 | George Henry Makins