Other Names

  • Back (Middle, Outer)
  • Lats

Heads

  • Latissimus Dorsi

Movement

Shoulder

Scapula (Assists)

Attachments

Origin

  • Ilium
    • Posterior Crest
  • Sacrum (Posterior)
  • Vertebral Column (Lateral Surface)
    • Lumbar Vertebrae (L1-5)
    • Thoracic Vertebrae (T7-12)
  • Ribs (Posterior)
    • Lower 3 or 4 ribs

Insertion

  • Humerus (Proximal Anterior/Medial)
    • Intertubercular Groove (Medial Side)

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