0
Thanks

A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated.

Scalene - Definition



Definition


Scalene is an adjective used in medicine meaning slanted, or uneven, the scalene muscles constituting a group of muscles located deep in the lateral neck stretched in a slanting position from the cervical vertebra to the ribs, all measuring different lengths, hence their name. There are three scalene muscles: the scalenus medius, anterior, and posterior, all contributing to respiratory movement. When we inhale, these muscles pull the two first ribs upwards. They also allow the head to tilt to one side.
0
Thanks

A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated.

Ask a question
CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jeff Pillou, founder of CCM.net. CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.

0 Comments