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levator scapulae

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noun levator scap·u·lae \-ˈskap-yə-ˌlē\

Medical Definition of levator scapulae

  1. :  a back muscle that arises in the transverse processes of the first four cervical vertebrae and descends to insert into the vertebral border of the scapula which it elevates



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