iliocostalis thoracis

noun

iliocostalis tho·​ra·​cis -thə-ˈrā-səs How to pronounce iliocostalis thoracis (audio)
: a muscle that extends from the lower to the upper ribs and acts to draw the trunk to the same side and to approximate the ribs

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“Iliocostalis thoracis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iliocostalis%20thoracis. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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