Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!


psoas major

n :  the larger of the two psoas muscles that arises from the anterolateral surfaces of the lumbar vertebrae, passes beneath the inguinal ligament to insert with the iliacus into the lesser trochanter of the femur, and serves esp. to flex the thigh .

Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2004.



Eastland Memorial Hospital (Eastland, Texas - Eastland County)