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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Perineal hernia repair in the dog by transposition of the internal obturator muscle.
Pain in the right hypogastric region suggests irritation of the obturator muscle by the inflamed appendix.
Small bowel loop was noted between the pectineus and the left external obturator muscle (Figure 2).
In herniorrhaphy when the internal obturator muscle flap is weak, the technique with polypropylene mesh can be used as the first choice (Vnuk et al.