Internal oblique muscle

What is Internal oblique muscle?

Internal oblique muscle meaning Muscle of the abdominal wall. It originates in the iliac crest and inserts into the costal cartilage, the lower three or four ribs. Its main function is compressing the abdominal contents.Other muscles of the abdominal wall are:External obliqueRectis abdominisTransversus abdominis

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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