abdominal muscle

Definitions of abdominal muscle
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n the muscles of the abdomen

Synonyms:
ab, abdominal
Types:
abdominal external oblique muscle, external oblique muscle, musculus obliquus externus abdominis, oblique
a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
musculus transversalis abdominis, transverse muscle of abdomen, transversus abdominis, transversus abdominis muscle
a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
Type of:
skeletal muscle, striated muscle
a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes

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