iliocostalis cervicis

noun

iliocostalis cer·​vi·​cis -ˈsər-və-səs How to pronounce iliocostalis cervicis (audio)
: a muscle that extends from the ribs to the cervical transverse processes and acts to draw the neck to the same side and to elevate the ribs

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“Iliocostalis cervicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iliocostalis%20cervicis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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