iliocostalis


iliocostalis
See i. (muscle).

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il·io·cos·ta·lis -käs-'tā-ləs n the lateral division of the sacrospinalis muscle that helps to keep the trunk erect and consists of three parts:
a) ILIOCOSTALIS CERVICIS
b) ILIOCOSTALIS LUMBORUM
c) ILIOCOSTALIS THORACIS

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  • Iliocostalis — Muscle infobox Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus iliocostalis GraySubject = 115 GrayPage = 399 Caption = Deep muscles of the back. (Iliocostalis lumborum visible at bottom right, iliocostalis dorsi visible at center right, and iliocost. cerv.… …   Wikipedia

  • Iliocostalis — Musculus iliocostalis Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Darmbein und Kreuzbein Ansatz Rippen und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • iliocostalis — noun the lateral division of the erector spinae, consisting of the iliocostalis lumborum musculus, iliocostalis thoracis musculus, and iliocostalis cervicis musculus …   Wiktionary

  • iliocostalis — ˌilēōˌkäˈstalə̇s, tāl , täl noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from ilio + Late Latin costalis rib, from Latin costa rib + alis (from alis al, adjective suffix) : the lateral division of the sacrospinalis muscle that helps to ke …   Useful english dictionary

  • iliocostalis — il·i·o·cos·ta·lis …   English syllables

  • iliocostalis dorsi — iliocostalis dor·si dȯr .sī n ILIOCOSTALIS THORACIS …   Medical dictionary

  • iliocostalis cervicis — iliocostalis cer·vi·cis sər və səs n a muscle that extends from the ribs to the cervical transverse processes and acts to draw the neck to the same side and to elevate the ribs …   Medical dictionary

  • iliocostalis lumborum — iliocostalis lum·bor·um .ləm bȯr əm n a muscle that extends from the ilium to the lower ribs and acts to draw the trunk to the same side or to depress the ribs …   Medical dictionary

  • iliocostalis thoracis — iliocostalis tho·ra·cis thə rā səs n a muscle that extends from the lower to the upper ribs and acts to draw the trunk to the same side and to approximate the ribs …   Medical dictionary

  • iliocostalis muscle — ▪ anatomy       any of the deep muscles of the back that, as part of the erector spinae (sacrospinalis) muscle group, aid in extension (bending backward), lateral flexion (bending to the side), and rotation of the spinal column. The iliocostalis… …   Universalium


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