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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A muscle that flexes the thigh or bends the pelvis and lumbar region forward.

Usage examples (16)
  • On its outer side are situated the anterior crural nerve, and the femoral parts of the psoas and iliacus muscles.
  • Plates of the outer and inner tables still remained connected by their periosteum to the deep aspects of the iliacus and gluteus medius muscles.
  • This membrane is then to be gently raised by the fingers, from off the iliacus and psoas muscles as far inwards as the margin of the true pelvis where the artery lies.
  • There was little splintering of either inner or outer table of the bone beyond the width of the track, but plates of each table adhered on the one side to the origin of the... for more
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