Iliocostalis thoracis

Iliocostalis thoracis

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, medial side of angles of lower six ribs; insertion, angles of upper six ribs; action, extends, abducts, and rotates thoracic vertebrae; nerve supply, dorsal branches of thoracic nerves.

Synonym: musculus iliocostalis thoracis, musculus iliocostalis dorsi.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Iliocostalis_thoracis&oldid=63711"
First | Previous (Iliocostalis muscle) | Next (Iliofemoral) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.