Which muscles originate from the clavicle?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Benjamin P Kleinhenz, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Answer

Three muscles originate on the clavicle, and 3 muscles insert on it. The muscles that take their origin from the clavicle are as follows:

  • Sternohyoid

  • Pectoralis major

  • Deltoid


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