recti


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to recti: rectify, Tubuli recti

recti

(rĕk′tī′)
n.
Plural of rectus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Key words: Diastasis recti, inter recti distance, postpartum.
Diastasis recti, a common musculoskeletal condition, commonly found during and after pregnancy,1-3 is a separation of the two bellies of the rectus abdominis muscles along the linea alba,1 creating a ridge that runs along the length of the abdomen.
Common complications associated with separation of recti muscles are significant weakening of the support system for the back and abdominal organs causing lower back pain, postural problems and the appearance of a "mummy tummy" that women just cannot seem to flatten.
By making the material understandable, approachable, and achievable, Bowman offers an outstanding and necessary guide to diastasis recti and many other abdomen-related issues.
Bursch SG (1987) Interrater reliability of diastasis recti abdominis measurement.
Chiarello CM, Falzone LA, McCaslin KE, Patel MN, Ulery KR (2005) The effects of an exercise program on diastasis recti abdominis in pregnant women.
McPhail I (2009) Abdominal aortic aneurysm and diastasis recti.
Doctors say that most cases of diastasis recti do not re quire surgery.
4%), recti were better visualized adjacent to roof and floor of orbit respectively in coronal scans.
During eye movements, only the anterior part of the recti muscle moves with the eye.
9] Some authors believe the isolated recession of the lateral recti provides more stable surgical results.
According to a large study the condition may be due to abnormal rectus muscle anatomy, axial elongation and alteration in the direction of the lateral and superior recti, mitochondrial myopathy, orbital connective tissue degeneration associated with aging.