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Abdominal Muscles

Muscles of the abdomin

M. Obliquus Externus Abdominis Caudoventral Direction Origin: Fascia Thoracolumbales (Superficial) Ribs 4-12 Insertion: Linea Alba Lig. Inguinale Action: Support the organs
M. Obliquus Internus Abdominis Cranionventral Direction Origin: Tuber Coxae Fascia Thoracolumbale (Lamina Superficialis) Insertion: Arcus Costae Linea Alba Action: Supports the abdominal organs Splits into a Lamina Externa and Interna
M. Transversus Abdominis Dorsoventral Direction Origin: Fascia Thoracolumbales Processus transversus lumbales Insertion: Linea alba Action; Provides support for the organs
M. Rectus Abdominis Origin: Running cranially on the sternum Insertion: Multiple insertions Pectin Ossis Pubis Tendo Prepubicans Action: Supports the abdominal cavity, ventrally Runs almost superficial to most profound
Movement of Rectus Abdominis in the body Thoracic: Obliquus Externa/Rectus Abdominis Pre-Umbilical: Obl. Ext/Rec. Abd/Obliquus Int Abd/Trans Abd Umbilical: Obl. Ext./Obl. Int. (lam ext)/Rec. Abd./Obl Int (Lam Int)/Trans Abd. Post Umbilical: Obl. Ext./Obl. Int./Trans Abd/Rect Abd.
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