psoas minor

psoas minor
psoas minor n the smaller of the two psoas muscles that arises from the last dorsal and first lumbar vertebrae and inserts into the brim of the pelvis, that functions to flex the trunk and the lumbar spinal column, and that is often absent

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  • Psoas minor — Musculus psoas minor Lenden und Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung 12. Brust und 1. Lendenwirbel Ansatz mit Fascia iliaca am Trochanter minor des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Psoas minor muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Psoas minor muscle Latin = m. psoas minor GraySubject = 127 GrayPage = 467 Caption = Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. (Psoas minor visible near top right.) Origin = Side of T12+L1 and IV Disc between… …   Wikipedia

  • psoas minor muscle — musculus psoas minor …   Medical dictionary

  • M. psoas minor — Musculus psoas minor Lenden und Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung 12. Brust und 1. Lendenwirbel Ansatz mit Fascia iliaca am Trochanter minor des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus psoas minor — Lenden und Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung 12. Brust und 1. Lendenwirbel Ansatz mit Arcus iliopectineus und Eminentia ilio …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus psoas minor — mažasis juosmens raumuo statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Musculus psoas minor ryšiai: platesnis terminas – užpakalinės kojos raumenys …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • musculus psoas minor — [TA] smaller psoas muscle: origin, last thoracic and first lumbar vertebrae; insertion, pectineal line, iliopectineal eminence, iliac fascia; innervation, first lumbar; action, flexes trunk. Absent in 40 to 50 per cent of persons …   Medical dictionary

  • Psoas — can refer to: * Psoas major muscle * Psoas minor muscle …   Wikipedia

  • psoas — major; n. a muscle in the groin that acts jointly with the iliacus muscle to flex the hip joint. A smaller muscle, psoas minor, has the same action but is often absent …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Psoas — Muscles of the lower back (the loin). There are two psoas muscles on each side of the back. The larger of the two is called the psoas major and the smaller the psoas minor. The psoas major originates at the spine around the bottom of the rib cage …   Medical dictionary

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