pyramidalis muscle

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py·ra·mi·da·lis mus·cle

(pir'ă-mi-dā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, crest of pubis; insertion, lower portion of linea alba; action, makes linea alba tense; nerve supply, subcostal.
Synonym(s): musculus pyramidalis [TA] , pyramidal muscle.
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The rectus abdominis and pyramidalis muscles are typically excised from their attachments on the pubic symphysis for two of centimeters on either side and upon completion of the resection are reattached with absorbable sutures.