erector spinae muscle

erector muscle of spine musculus erector spinae.

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  • Erector spinae — Muscle infobox Name = Erector spinæ Latin = m. erector spinæ GraySubject = 115 GrayPage = 397 Caption = The relations of the kidneys from behind. (Sacrospinalis visible at bottom left.) Caption2 = Deep muscles of the back. (Sacrospinalis visible… …   Wikipedia

  • erector spinae — ▪ anatomy  a deep muscle of the back; it arises from a tendon attached to the crest along the centre of the sacrum (the part of the backbone at the level of the pelvis, formed of five vertebrae fused together). When it reaches the level of the… …   Universalium

  • musculus erector spinae — [TA] erector muscle of spine: a name given the fibers of the more superficial of the deep muscles of the back, originating from the sacrum, spines of the lumbar and the eleventh and twelfth thoracic vertebrae, and the iliac crest, which split and …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Latissimus dorsi muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Latissimus dorsi Latin = musculus latissimus dorsi | GraySubject = 121 GrayPage = 432 Caption = Latissimus dorsi Caption2 = Muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column. Origin = spinous processes of… …   Wikipedia

  • Multifidus muscle — Deep muscles of the back. (Multifidus shaded in red.) …   Wikipedia

  • Quadratus lumborum muscle — The relations of the kidneys from behind. (Quadratus lumborum visible at lower left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Pectoralis major muscle — Pectoralis major Pectoralis major Gray s subject #122 436 …   Wikipedia

  • Rectus abdominis muscle — Rectus abdominis The human rectus abdominis muscle. Latin musculus rectus abdominis Gray s …   Wikipedia

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