The psoas major is a long fusiform muscle placed on the side of the lumbar region of the vertebral column and brim of the lesser pelvis. It joins the iliacus muscle to form the iliopsoas. In less than 50 per cent of subjects the psoas major is accompanied by the psoas minor. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psoas_major_muscle ]

Synonyms: psoas major

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uberon_slim

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/Anterior_Hip_Muscles_2.PNG

has related synonym

m. psoas major

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UBERON:0001298