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Abdominal MusclesThe large muscles of the anterior abdominal wall—external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominalis—which help breathing, support spinal muscles whilst lifting, and help maintain abdominal organs and GI tract in their normal position.
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abdominal musclesClinical anatomy The large muscles of the anterior abdominal wall–external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominalis, which help in breathing, support spinal muscles while lifting, and help maintain abdominal organs and GI tract in their normal position
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The abdominal muscles are made up of the cremaster, external abdominal oblique, iliacus, psoas major, pyramidalis, quadratus lumborum, rectus abdominis, and transversus abdominis muscles.illustration
See also: muscle
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