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Which trunk muscle allows you to adduct your arms?

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The trunk muscles involved in arm adduction are the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor. Other muscles involved in arm adduction and transverse arm adduction are latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, teres major, coracobrachialis and triceps brachii.

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Which trunk muscle allows you to adduct your arms?
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Adduction is the movement of the arm inwards, across the center of the body, to the opposite lower side of the body, and it involves the movement of six different types of adductor muscles. Transversal adduction is a horizontal movement of the arm across the midline of the body, with the back of the arm facing the ground. Trunk muscles form the central part of the body and include muscles of the back, muscles of the chest and muscles of the abdomen.

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