Medical Definition of Musculus pyriformis

1. Origin, margins of pelvic sacral foramina and greater sciatic notch of ilium; insertion, upper border of greater trochanter; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, nerve to piriformis (sciatic plexus). Synonym: musculus piriformis, musculus pyriformis, piriform muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Pyriformis

musculus pterygoideus externus
musculus pterygoideus internus
musculus pterygoideus lateralis
musculus pterygoideus medialis
musculus pterygopharyngeus
musculus pterygospinosus
musculus puboprostaticus
musculus pubovesicalis
musculus pyramidalis auriculae
musculus pyramidalis nasi
musculus pyriformis (current term)
musculus quadratus
musculus quadratus femoris
musculus quadratus labii inferioris
musculus quadratus labii superioris
musculus quadratus lumborum
musculus quadratus menti
musculus quadratus plantae
musculus quadriceps extensor femoris
musculus quadriceps femoris
musculus rectococcygeus
musculus rectourethralis
musculus rectouterinus

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