Definition of External oblique muscle
1. Noun. A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso.
Generic synonyms: Ab, Abdominal, Abdominal Muscle
Derivative terms: Oblique
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Literary usage of External oblique muscle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"... nerve perforates the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle about an inch above and a little to the outer side of the external abdominal ring, ..."
2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The slips of origin of the external oblique muscle from the lower eight ribs must each ... The external oblique muscle arises by eight pointed processes or ..."
3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"(i) Skin, fat, and external oblique muscle; (2) internal oblique muscle; (3) rectus retracted outward; (4) cut edge of rectus sheath retracted; (5) incision ..."
4. Manual of practical anatomy, v.2 by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"The thin layer of deep fascia which is spread over the muscular part of the external oblique muscle must also be removed. In doing this it is not necessary ..."
5. Demonstrations of anatomy: Being a Guide to the Knowledge of the Human Body by George Viner Ellis (1882)
"The internal is covered by the external oblique muscle. It is attached on all sides, except between ..."
6. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"... the anterior superior iliac spine to the outer border of the rectus, and along which the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle has been divided, ..."