Definition of Abdominal external oblique muscle

1. Noun. A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso.




Medical Definition of Abdominal external oblique muscle

1. Origin, fifth to twelfth ribs; insertion, anterior half of lateral lip of iliac crest, inguinal ligament, and anterior layer of the rectus sheath; action, diminishes capacity of abdomen, draws thorax downward; nerve supply, thoracoabdominal nerves. Synonym: musculus obliquus externus abdominis, abdominal external oblique muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abdominal External Oblique Muscle

abdominal adhesions
abdominal angina
abdominal aorta
abdominal aortic aneurysm
abdominal aortic plexus
abdominal apoplexy
abdominal ballottement
abdominal breathing
abdominal cavities
abdominal cavity
abdominal dropsy
abdominal evisceration
abdominal external oblique muscle (current term)
abdominal fibromatosis
abdominal fin
abdominal fins
abdominal fistula
abdominal guarding
abdominal hernia
abdominal hysterotomy
abdominal injuries
abdominal internal oblique muscle
abdominal lipectomy
abdominal migraine
abdominal muscle

Literary usage of Abdominal external oblique muscle

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1. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today, comprising pronunciation and by William R. Warner (1898)
"... sis of abdominal external oblique muscle between ilium and pubis. POWDER. ..."

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