Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Psoas minor muscle

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

psoas minor muscle

(Science: anatomy) An inconstant muscle, absent in about 40%; origin, bodies of twelfth thoracic and first lumbar vertebrae and disk between them; insertion, iliopubic eminence via iliopectineal arch (iliac fascia); action, assists in flexion of lumbar spine; nerve supply, lumbar plexus.

Synonym: musculus psoas minor, smaller psoas muscle.