transversus abdominis muscle

musculus transversus abdominis.

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  • Transversus abdominis muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = Transverse abdominal muscle Latin = Transversus abdominis GraySubject = 118 GrayPage = 414 Caption = Muscles of the trunk. Caption2 = The Transversus abdominis, Rectus abdominis, and Pyramidalis. Origin = Iliac crest,… …   Wikipedia

  • transversus abdominis muscle — noun a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity • Syn: ↑transverse muscle of abdomen, ↑musculus transversalis abdominis, ↑transversus abdominis • Hypernyms: ↑abdominal, ↑abdominal muscle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transversus thoracis muscle — Posterior surface of sternum and costal cartilages, showing Transversus thoracis. Latin musculus transversus thoracis …   Wikipedia

  • transversus abdominis — noun a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑transversus abdominis muscle, ↑transverse muscle of abdomen, ↑musculus transversalis abdominis • Hypernyms: ↑abdominal,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • transversus abdominis — trans·ver·sus ab·dom·i·nis tran(t)s vər səs əb däm ə nəs n a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the innermost layer of the anterolateral wall of the abdomen and ends in a broad aponeurosis which joins that of the opposite side at the… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • musculus transversus abdominis — [TA] transverse abdominal muscle: origin, cartilages of six lower ribs, thoracolumbar fascia, iliac crest, inguinal ligament; insertion, linea alba through rectus sheath, conjoined tendon to pubis; innervation, lower intercostals, iliohypogastric …   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

  • muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …   Universalium

  • Muscle — For other uses of Muscle , see Muscle (disambiguation). A top down view of skeletal muscle Muscle (from Latin …   Wikipedia

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