Latissimi Dorsi

Term Category: Anatomy

Latissimi Dorsi, more commonly called “lats” are a large flat muscle on the back and sides that partially covers the trapezius. The lats are a secondary expiratory muscle. The Latissimi Dorsi has multiple points of origin but inserts into the humerus, and is innervated by the Thoracodorsal nerve.

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