anterior superior iliac spine

(redirected from spina iliaca anterior superior)

an·te·ri·or su·pe·ri·or il·i·ac spine

[TA]
the anterior extremity of the iliac crest, which provides attachment for the inguinal ligament and the sartorius muscle.

an·te·ri·or su·pe·ri·or il·i·ac spine

(ASIS) (an-tēr'ē-ŏr sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr il'ē-ak spīn) [TA]
The prominence at the anterior projection of the iliac crest.

an·te·ri·or su·pe·ri·or il·i·ac spine

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr il'ē-ak spīn) [TA]
Anterior extremity of iliac crest, which provides attachment for the inguinal ligament and the sartorius muscle.
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Palpate groin, Spina iliaca anterior superior, and Crista iliaca.
The examiner's right hand is placed on the Spina iliaca anterior superior of the pelvis and brief but decisive pressure is applied to the three points on the left-hand bladder meridian.
The examiner's left hand is placed on the Spina iliaca anterior superior on the left side of the patient, and the examiner uses the right thumb to apply pressure to the points on the outer portion of the bladder meridian on the right side.

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