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Psoas definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PSO'AS, n. [Gr.] The name of two inside muscles of the loins.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: either of two muscles of the abdomen and pelvis that flex the trunk and rotate the thigh

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. either of two muscles used in flexing the hip joint. Etymology: Gk, accus. pl. of psoa, taken as sing.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Psoas Pso"as, n. [Gr. ? a muscle of the loin: cf. f. psoas.] (Anat.) An internal muscle arising from the lumbar vertebr[ae] and inserted into the femur. In man there are usually two on each side, and the larger one, or great psoas, forms a part of the iliopsoas.



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