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12 Cards in this Set

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external abdominal oblique origin
lower eight ribs
external abdominal oblique insertion
iliac crest and linea alba
external abdominal oblique action
compresses abdomen, rotation of lumbar region, draws thorax downward
internal abdominal oblique origin
iliac crest, inguinal ligament, lumbodorsal fascia
internal abdominal oblique insertion
linea alba and costal cartilage of lower 3-4 ribs
internal abdominal oblique action
compresses abdoment, lateral rotation, draws thorax inferiorly
transversus abdominus origin
iliac crest, inguinal ligament, lumbar fascia, costal cartilage of lower six ribs
transversus abdominus insertion
xiphoid process, linea alba, pubis
transversus abdominus action
compresses abdomen
rectus abdominus origin
pubic crest and pubic symphysis
rectus abdominus insertion
costal cartilage of fifth to seventh ribs and xiphoid process of sternum
rectus abdominus action
flexes vertebral column