See lumbricals (lumbrical muscles) of hand, under muscle, lumbricals (lumbrical muscles) of foot, under muscle.

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lum·bri·ca·lis .ləm-brə-'kā-ləs n, pl -les -.lēz
1) any of the four small muscles of the palm of the hand that arise from tendons of the flexor digitorum profundus, are inserted at the base of the digit to which the tendon passes, and flex the proximal phalanx and extend the two distal phalanges of each finger
2) any of four small muscles of the foot homologous to the lumbricales of the hand that arise from tendons of the flexor digitorum longus and are inserted into the first phalanges of the four small toes of which they flex the proximal phalanges and extend the two distal phalanges

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lumbricalis — [lum΄brikəllum΄bri kā′lis] n. pl. lumbricales [lum΄brikā′lēz΄] [ModL < L lumbricus, intestinal worm, earthworm: from the shape of the muscles] any of four small muscles in the palm of the hand and in the sole of the foot: also lumbrical… …   English World dictionary

  • Lumbricalis — Der Name Musculi lumbricalis kann stehen für: eine Muskelgruppe der Hand (wurmförmige Handmuskeln), siehe Musculi lumbricales (Hand) eine Muskelgruppe des Fußes (wurmförmige Fußmuskeln), siehe Musculi lumbricales (Fuß) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lumbricalis — /lum bri kay lis/, n., pl. lumbricales / leez/. Anat. lumbrical. [1695 1705; < NL lumbricalis] * * * …   Universalium

  • lumbricalis — lum|brica̱lis, ...le [zu lat. lumbricus = Eingeweidewurm; Regenwurm]: regenwurmähnlich; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Musculi lumbricales …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • lumbricalis — n. worm like muscle in the palm of the hand and the sole of the foot (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lumbricalis — lum·bri·ca·lis …   English syllables

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