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Psoas muscle

Introduction: Psoas muscle

Description of Psoas muscle

Psoas muscle: A powerful flexor of the thigh at the hip joint (psoas major) and a weak flexor of the trunk and lumbar spinal column (psoas minor). Psoas is derived from the Greek \"psoa\", the plural meaning \"muscles of the loin\". It is a common site of infection manifesting as abscess (PSOAS ABSCESS). The psoas muscles and their fibers are also used frequently in experiments in muscle physiology.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Psoas muscle: A powerful flexor of the thigh at the hip joint (psoas major) and a weak flexor of the trunk and lumbar spinal column (psoas minor). Psoas is derived from the Greek "psoa", the plural meaning "muscles of the loin". It is a common site of infection manifesting as abscess (PSOAS ABSCESS). The psoas muscles and their fibers are also used frequently in experiments in muscle physiology.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Psoas muscle

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MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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