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iliacus

División en sílabas: i·li·a·cus
Pronunciación: /iˈlīəkəs
 
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(also iliacus muscle)

Definición de iliacus en inglés:

sustantivo

Anatomy
A triangular muscle that passes from the pelvis through the groin on either side and, together with the psoas, flexes the hip.
Example sentences
  • The femoral nerve may run buried in a cleft of the iliacus under the psoas.
  • Accessory fasciculi may unite the pectineus with the obturator externus, the iliacus, the capsule of the hip, or the lesser trochanter.
  • The psoas lies deep in the abdomen; the iliacus lies to the side of the psoas on the inner surface of the ilium, the side bone of the hip.

Origen

early 17th century: from late Latin.

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