Medical Definition of Greater psoas muscle

1. Origin, bodies of vertebrae and intervertebral disks 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, flexes hip joint; nerve supply, lumbar plexus (ventral rami of first, second and usually third lumbar spinal nerves). Synonym: musculus psoas major, greater psoas muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greater Psoas Muscle

greater occipital nerve
greater omentum
greater palatine artery
greater palatine canal
greater palatine foramen
greater palatine groove
greater palatine nerve
greater pectoral muscle
greater pelvis
greater peritoneal cavity
greater peritoneal sac
greater petrosal nerve
greater pichiciego
greater posterior rectus muscle of head
greater prairie chicken
greater psoas muscle (current term)
greater rhomboid muscle
greater ring of iris
greater saphenous vein
greater saphenous veins
greater scaup
greater scaups
greater sciatic notch
greater spearwort
greater splanchnic nerve
greater stitchwort
greater superficial petrosal nerve
greater supraclavicular fossa
greater than
greater thans

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