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What two muscles are Important in shoulder adduction and antagonists of the shoulder abductor?

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The deltoid is the prime mover in shoulder abduction. It's two antagonists are the pectoralis major and the latissimus dorsi.
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Shoulder adductors include: latissimus dorsi, serratus anterior Extensors include teres major and minor, super spinatus.
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