Pectoralis major muscle

What is Pectoralis major muscle?

Pectoralis major muscle is thick fan shaped muscle situated at anterior region of Chest of human body.It make the bulk of the Chest in the male and lies under the breast in female.

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What would cause an infant's 8th rib to not grow attached to the rib above - only on one side?

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Might be vertebral or sternal abnormalities. Suggested X ray,CT scan chest.

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I have a few things going wrong with my breathing: I have COPD; bibasilar atelectasis; hemidiaphragm paralysis; and sleep apnea.

I'm a Navy...

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Your COPD is mostly due to asbestos exposure and smoking both.

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I started having pain in my right collarbone about 4-5 weeks ago and it won't go away. Don't notice every day but today it has flared up pretty...

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Pectoral muscle strain, Painful XXXXXXX Brachail plexus palsy, Spondylosis

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What would cause an infant's 8th rib to not grow attached to the rib above - only on one side?

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