internal oblique muscle

in·ter·nal ob·lique mus·cle

(in-tĕr'năl ō-blēk' mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, iliac fascia deep to lateral part of inguinal ligament, anterior half of crest of ilium, and lumbar fascia; insertion, tenth to twelfth ribs and sheath of rectus; some of the fibers from inguinal ligament terminate in the conjoint tendon; action, diminishes capacity of abdomen, flexes lumbar vertebral column (bends thorax forward); nerve supply, lower thoracic.
Synonym(s): musculus obliquus internus abdominis [TA] .
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The inferior lumbar triangle of Petit is bounded anteriorly by the posterior border of external oblique muscle, posteriorly by the anterior border of latissimus dorsi muscle, base is formed by iliac crest, floor by the internal oblique muscle with contribution from transversus abdominis muscle and roof by skin and subcutaneous tissue.
We removed a small number of the skin and then removed the tumor at the 3–5 cm distance, including the attached muscles (serratus anterior and latissimus dorsi), the normal costa around the tumor, a part of the diaphragm, the adhesive lung, a part of the external oblique muscle and of the internal oblique muscle.
d) Between the transverse muscle and the internal oblique muscle
10,11) Other sports hernia descriptions have included abnormalities of the rectus abdominis muscle, avulsion of part of the internal oblique muscle fibers from the pubic tubercle, tearing within the internal oblique muscle, or abnormality within the external oblique muscle and aponeurosis.
Graham Onions may not play again this year after tearing his left internal oblique muscle.
Dubai The Pakistan team have lost another player to injury as left-arm medium pacer Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the Test series owing to an internal oblique muscle strain.
The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles, the internal oblique muscle," Kountouris said.
Alex Kountouris, the Australian team physio, said: "The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles - the internal oblique muscle.
The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles, the internal oblique muscle," said physio Alex Kountouris "It is not as bad as it could have been, so we are going to monitor it over the next couple of weeks.
It's not as bad as it could have been - it could have been a 10-week injury if he had hurt the muscle further," said Australian team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris after scans revealed a small strain of an internal oblique muscle.
Eoe1/4EoThe scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles - the internal oblique muscle,Eoe1/4A[yen] Kountouris said.

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