Medical Definition of Erector spinae muscles

1. Origin, from sacrum, ilium, and spines of lumbar vertebrae; it divides into three columns, iliocostalis musculus, longissimus musculus, and spinalis musculus, which insert into ribs and vertebrae with additional muscle slips joining the columns at successively higher levels; action, extends vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of spinal nerves. Synonym: musculus erector spinae, erector muscle of spine, musculus sacrospinalis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erector Spinae Muscles

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erector muscle of spine
erector muscles of hairs
erector spinae muscles (current term)
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