Muscles that perform retraction at the scapulothoracic joint?

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Muscles which produce scapular adduction (retraction) Rhomboid MajorRhomboid MinorTrapeziusLatissimus Dorsi
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What muscle elevates retracts depresses and upwardly rotates the scapula?

You can't have one muscle that both elevates AND depresses a bone. So your question is a little confusing, Upward rotation: Serratus anterior, Upper and lower fibers of tra

How are muscles jointed?

Muscles are not jointed, though the bones they attach to may be. For example, your biceps muscle attaches to both your scapula (shoulder blade) and radius (one of the forea

What kind of joint is a scapulothoracic joint?

The scapulothoracic joint is not a true joint in the sense in that it has no capsule or ligamentous attachments. It is more precisely identified as the scapulothoracic articul

Is the scapulothoracic joint a synovial joint?

No, the scapulothoracic joint is not a true synovial joint because the scapula is attached to the trunk by muscle only. The only true articulation with the trunk is indirectly