Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The broadest muscle which lies upon the back; one of the muscles of the anterior extremity, arising from the spines of numerous vertebræ, and some other parts, and inserted into the upper part of the humerus: commonly called more fully latissimus dorsi. See cut under muscle.

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Examples

  • From its wide expanse on the back it is known as the latissimus dorsi

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  • Works upper back muscles trapezius, latissimus dorsi

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  • He pressed his fingertips into the latissimus dorsi.

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  • He pressed his fingertips into the latissimus dorsi.

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  • He pressed his fingertips into the latissimus dorsi.

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  • Works upper back muscles trapezius, latissimus dorsi

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  • Works upper back muscles trapezius, latissimus dorsi

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  • Take a bow and stretch your latissimus dors Position yourself in front of an open door frame, grasp the door knob with both hands and slowly bend over, leaning your weight back towards your heels.

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  • However, if the latissimus dorsi muscle in your middle and lower back becomes tight, your shoulder and spine motion can be limited and therefore dysfunctional.

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  • Your latissimus dorsi muscle is the big muscle that runs from your shoulders to your lower back.

    THE PROGRAM

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