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Flashcards in Abdominal Muscles Deck (5)
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Transverse Abdominal Muscle ( M. Transversus Abdominus )

O: lower 6 ribs, thoracolumbar fascia, Iliac crest, lateral 1/3 inguinal ligament
I: Linea Alba
F: Support and compresses abdominal viscera

2

Internal Obliquus Internus Muscle

O:

3

Rectus Abdominus

O: Xiphoid process and 5 - 7th rib cartilages
I: Pubic Symphysis and Pubic Crest

4

Quadratus Lumborum

O: Iliac crest
I: Transverse processes of L1 - L4 and rib 12
A:

5

Rectus Sheath

Thoracic Origin: more anterior the pubic insertion
Rectus Abdominus: Three times as wide superiorly / Inferiorly