transversus abdominis muscle

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Synonyms for transversus abdominis muscle

a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity

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While these nerves have a greater probability of being in the internal oblique muscle at the caudal part of this quadrangle, they run between the transverse abdominal and internal oblique muscles at the cranial part.
Midline or transverse abdominal incision for right-sided colon cancer-a randomised trial.
Low transverse abdominal incisions are appropriate for obese patients, who have complication rates similar to or better than those of patients receiving vertical incisions.
Though this is a great workout for the entire body, it focuses on the transverse abdominal muscles--the muscles that stabilize tire pelvis and thus hold the body upright.
For new moms, pregnancy tends to stretch and split transverse abdominal muscles to make way for the growing baby, resulting in weakened core muscle groups once the baby is born.