Medical Definition of Musculus coccygeus

1. Origin, spine of ischium and sacrospinous ligament; insertion, sides of lower part of sacrum and upper part of coccyx; action, assists in support of pelvic floor, especially when intra-abdominal pressures increase; nerve supply, third and fourth sacral. Synonym: musculus coccygeus, coccygeal muscle, musculus ischiococcygeus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Coccygeus

musculus buccinator
musculus buccopharyngeus
musculus caninus
musculus cephalopharyngeus
musculus ceratocricoideus
musculus ceratopharyngeus
musculus cervicalis ascendens
musculus chondroglossus
musculus chondropharyngeus
musculus ciliaris
musculus cleido-occipitalis
musculus cleidoepitrochlearis
musculus cleidomastoideus
musculus coccygeus (current term)
musculus complexus
musculus complexus minor
musculus compressor naris
musculus constrictor pharyngis inferior
musculus constrictor pharyngis medius
musculus constrictor pharyngis superior
musculus coracobrachialis
musculus corrugator cutis ani
musculus corrugator supercilii
musculus cricoarytenoideus lateralis
musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior

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