Medical Definition of Rotator muscles

1. Deepest of the three layers of transversospinalis muscles, chiefly developed in the thoracic region; they arise from the transverse process of one vertebra and are inserted into the root of the spinous process of the next two or three vertebrae above; action, traditionally described as a column, it is more likely that these muscles, provided with a very high density of muscle spindles, are organs of proprioception; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of the spinal nerves. Synonym: musculi rotatores, rotator muscles. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotator Muscles

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rotator muscles (current term)
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rotatores cervicis muscles
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