pars lumbalis diaphragmatis


pars lumbalis diaphragmatis
[TA] lumbar part of diaphragm: the portion of the thoracic diaphragm that arises from the lumbar vertebrae, comprising the right and left diaphragmatic crura, the right crus arising from the superior three or four vertebrae, and the left from the superior two or three.

Medical dictionary. 2011.