longissimus thoracis

longissimus thoracis
longissimus tho·ra·cis -thə-'rā-səs n a muscle that arises as the middle and largest division of the sacrospinalis muscle, that is attached by some of its fibers to the lumbar vertebrae, that is inserted into all the thoracic vertebrae and the lower 9 or 10 ribs, and that depresses the ribs and with the longissimus cervicis extends the spinal column and bends it to one side called also longissimus dorsi

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • longissimus thoracis muscle — longissimus muscle of thorax musculus longissimus thoracis …   Medical dictionary

  • pars lumbalis musculi longissimus thoracis — [TA] lumbar part of longissimus thoracis: the portion of the longissimus thoracis occurring specifically in the lumbar region; see musculus longissimus thoracis. Called also divisio medialis musculi erectoris spinae lumborum [TA alternative] …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus longissimus thoracis — [TA] longissimus muscle of thorax: origin, transverse and articular processes of lumbar vertebrae and thoracolumbar fascia; insertion, transverse processes of all thoracic vertebrae, nine or ten lower ribs; innervation, lumbar and thoracic;… …   Medical dictionary

  • lumbar part of longissimus thoracis — pars lumbalis musculi longissimus thoracis …   Medical dictionary

  • Musculus longissimus thoracis — ilgiausiasis krūtinės raumuo statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Musculus longissimus thoracis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – ilgiausiasis raumuo …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai


  • longissimus cervicis — longissimus cer·vi·cis sər və səs n a slender muscle medial to the longissimus thoracis that arises by long thin tendons from the transverse processes of the upper four or five thoracic vertebrae, is inserted by similar tendons into the… …   Medical dictionary

  • longissimus dorsi — longissimus dor·si dȯr sī n LONGISSIMUS THORACIS …   Medical dictionary

  • Longissimus — Musculus longissimus Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Darmbein und Wirbel Ansatz Wirbel, Rippen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • longissimus — lon·gis·si·mus län jis i məs n, pl lon·gis·si·mi .mī the intermediate division of the sacrospinalis muscle that consists of the longissimus capitis, longissimus cervicis, and longissimus thoracis also any of these three muscles * * *… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.