obturator muscle


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Related to obturator muscle: obturator nerve, Obturator externus muscle

obturator muscle

Either of the two muscles on each side of the pelvic region that rotate the thighs outward.
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In this report the tendon of internal obturator muscle joins the tendon of piriformis muscle and together inserts into the greater trochanter of the femur.
Perineal hernia repair in the dog by transposition of the internal obturator muscle. II.
Johansen, "The internal obturator muscle may cause sciatic pain, " Pain, vol.
Pain in the right hypogastric region suggests irritation of the obturator muscle by the inflamed appendix.