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iliocostalis lumborum

noun iliocostalis lum·bor·um \ -ˌləm-ˈbȯr-əm \

medical Definition of iliocostalis lumborum

:a muscle that extends from the ilium to the lower ribs and acts to draw the trunk to the same side or to depress the ribs

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