Medical Definition of Musculus multifidus spinae

1. Origin, from the sacrum, sacroiliac ligament, mamillary processes of the lumbar vertebrae, transverse processes of thoracic vertebrae, and articular processes of last four cervical vertebrae; insertion, into the spinous processes of all the vertebrae up to and including the axis; action, rotates vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of spinal nerves. Synonym: musculus multifidus, intermediate layer of the transversospinalis muscles, musculus multifidus spinae. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Multifidus Spinae

musculus levator veli palatini
musculus longissimus
musculus longissimus capitis
musculus longissimus cervicis
musculus longissimus dorsi
musculus longissimus thoracis
musculus longitudinalis inferior
musculus longitudinalis superior
musculus longus capitis
musculus longus colli
musculus lumbricalis manus
musculus lumbricalis pedis
musculus mentalis
musculus multifidus
musculus multifidus spinae (current term)
musculus multipennatus
musculus mylohyoideus
musculus mylopharyngeus
musculus nasalis
musculus obliquus auriculae
musculus obliquus capitis inferior
musculus obliquus capitis superior
musculus obliquus externus abdominis
musculus obliquus inferior
musculus obliquus internus abdominis
musculus obliquus superior
musculus obturator externus
musculus obturator internus
musculus occipitalis

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