LAB Abdominal and Pelvic Muscles

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    Rectus Abdominis

    Origin: Pubic Bone

    Insertion: Xiphoid Process

    Action: Compresses abdominal viscera
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    External Oblique

    Origin: lower eight ribs

    Insertion: Linea Alba

    Action: Flexes vertebral column
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    Internal Oblique

    Origin: inguinal ligament

    Insertion: linea alba

    Action: fleces vertebral column
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    Transversus Abdominis

    Origin: inguinal ligament

    Insertion: linea alba

    Action: flexes vertebral column
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    Quadratus Lumborum

    Origin: iliac crest

    Insertion: last rib

    Action: aids in extending back
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    Psoas Major

    Origin: Lumbar Vertebrae

    Insertion: lessert trochanter of femur

    Action: flexion of femur and vertebral column
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    Iliacus

    Origin: Iliac fossa

    Insertion: Lesser Trochanter of Femur

    Action: flex femur
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LAB Abdominal and Pelvic Muscles
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