Transversus thoracis
Group
Thorax
Whole Sale Section
Plate
Origin
The sternal ligament, meeting the opposite muscle.
Insertion
The cartilage of the ribs, from the second to the eighth inclusive, and the adjacent part of the ribs.
Action
It draws the ribs and costal cartilage inward and backward, thus assisting in expiration.
Innervation
The intercostal nerves.
Blood Supply
Internal thoracic artery
Retail Cuts
Beef Plate Short Plate, Beef Short Ribs