oblique head

(redirected from caput obliquum)

ob·lique head

[TA]
head of origin that is diagonally situated. Terminologia Anatomica lists oblique heads (caput obliquum ...) of the following: 1) adductor hallucis [TA] (... musculi adductoris hallucis [TA]); and 2) adductor pollicis [TA] (... musculi adductoris pollicis [TA]).
Synonym(s): caput obliquum [TA]