Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

cervical iliocostal muscle

cervical iliocostal muscle in Medicine

cervical iliocostal muscle n.
A muscle with its origin from the angles of the upper six ribs, with insertion to the transverse processes of the middle cervical vertebrae, with nerve supply from the upper thoracic nerves, and whose action extends, abducts, and rotates the cervical vertebrae.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for cervical iliocostal muscle

Word Value for cervical

Scrabble Words With Friends