Medical Definition of Musculus psoas major

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 Musculus Psoas Major

musculus petropharyngeus
musculus petrostaphylinus
musculus pharyngopalatinus
musculus piriformis
musculus plantaris
musculus platysma
musculus platysma myoides
musculus pleuroesophageus
musculus popliteus
musculus procerus
musculus pronator pedis
musculus pronator quadratus
musculus pronator radii teres
musculus pronator teres
musculus prostaticus
musculus psoas major (current term)
musculus pterygoideus externus
musculus pterygoideus internus
musculus pterygoideus lateralis
musculus pterygoideus medialis
musculus pterygopharyngeus
musculus pterygospinosus
musculus puboprostaticus
musculus pubovesicalis
musculus pyramidalis auriculae

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