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Flashcards in Muscles of Anterior Abdominal Wall Deck (15):
1

Rectus abdominus O?

Pubic crest, pubic symphysis

2

Rectus abdominus I?

Cartilage of ribs 5-7 and xiphoid process.

3

Rectus abdominus A?

Flex the vertebral column.

4

Rectus abdominus OI reversed?

Flex the vertebral column.

5

External oblique: how to remember muscle direction?

Put hands in your pockets.

6

External oblique O?

Lower ribs 5-12.

7

External oblique I?

Ant. pt. of iliac crest and linea alba (white line splitting rectus abdominus in half lengthwise)

8

External oblique A?

Bilaterally flex vertebral column. Unilaterally laterally flex and rotate trunk.

9

Internal oblique: how to remember muscle direction?

Put hands in opposite pockets.

10

Internal oblique O?

Lateral inguinal ligament, iliac crest and thoracolumbar fascia.

11

Internal oblique I?

Ribs 10-12 and linea alba.

12

Internal oblique A?

Bilat: flex and compress abdomen. Unilat: flex and rotate to same side.

13

Transverse abdominus O?

Lateral inguinal ligament, iliac crest, thoracolumbar fascia and lower 6 ribs.

14

Transverse abdominus I?

Abdominal aponeurosis to linea alba.

15

Transverse abdominus A?

Compress abdominal contents.