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Related to psoas major: Iliacus, psoas minor, Quadratus lumborum

pso·as ma·jor (mus·cle)

[TA]
groin muscle; origin, bodies of vertebrae and intervertebral discs from the twelfth thoracic to the fifth lumbar, and transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae; insertion, forms a common insertion with iliacus muscle into lesser trochanter of femur; action, primary flexor of hip joint; nerve supply, lumbar plexus (ventral rami of first, second and usually third lumbar spinal nerves).

psoas

(sō′əs)
n.
1. The larger of two muscles that originate in the lower spine. This muscle flexes the hip. Also called psoas major.
2. The smaller of two muscles that originate in the lower spine. This muscle flexes the lower spine. Also called psoas minor.

psoas

(sō′ăs) [Gr. psoa]
One of two muscles of the loins, psoas major and psoas minor.
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Considerando que o [delta][par mille][sup.13]C médio das rações fornecidas aos leitões durante o período experimental foi de -25,19[par mille], verifica-se que os valores das assíntotas, calculados para ambos os músculos dos animais do tratamento com 1% de glutamina (-25,25[par mille] e -25,08[par mille] para Masseter e Psoas major, respectivamente), encontramse dentro do esperado.
The total RNA was extracted from the psoas major muscle using the Total RNA Kit I reagent (Omega Bio-Tek, Norcross, GA, USA) based on the manufacturer's protocol.
The psoas major may be related to the respiratory system due to its anatomical relationship with diaphragm.
There are two psoas major muscles attaching to each side of the transverse processes of all lumbar vertebrae (L1-L5) and the body of T12.
The needle is then inserted in-plane from the medial side of the transducer and advanced laterally to enter the interfascial plane between the quadratus lumborum and psoas major muscles (Figure 6).
In general, the fat levels in all cuts examined in this study were higher than those reported in the literature for longissimus dorsi, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, psoas major and minor, biceps femoris as well as triceps brachii muscles of 9-24mo-old foals (Franco et al., 2013; Franco and Lorenzo, 2014).
observed that the femoral nerve spread through the psoas major (100%), iliac (100%), pectinal (56.7%), and femoral quadriceps (100%) muscles, and emitted the saphena nerve, which gave branches to the pectinal (43.3%) and sartorius (100%) muscles and continued distally along the saphena artery and vein to divide into the medial face skin of the knee and leg of both antimeres.
psoas major (PM), with the aim of illustrating muscle specific transcription patterns and changes in connectivity regarding the expected gene co-expression patterns.
The medial arcuate ligament of the diaphragm forms a fascial arch covering the psoas major muscle and blending with its fascia.
This includes muscles such as the posterior fascicles of psoas major, (13) transversus abdominus, deep fibers of multifidus, deep cervical flexors, and the myriad of muscles lying close to joint structures.
a-Right superior testicular artery, b- Right inferior testicular artery, c- Abdominal aorta, d- Bifurcation of abdominal aorta, e- Inferior vena cava, f- Right psoas major muscle , g- Right ureter and h-Right common iliac artery