abdominal external oblique muscle

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Noun1.abdominal external oblique muscle - a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torsoabdominal external oblique muscle - a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso
abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab - the muscles of the abdomen
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2008) also evaluated muscle EMG activities during a maximal isometric trunk flexion with a bilateral isometric shoulder extension compared with only the trunk flexion, they found that the EMG activities of the rectus abdominis and obliquus externus abdominis muscles increased by 102% to 114% when shoulder extension added to the motion.
59 OE: Obliquus externus abdominis; (*) Statistically significant difference; OI: Obliquus internus abdominis; TrA: Transversus abdominis.
The inferior lumbar triangle (triangle of Petit) which is an upright triangle and contains three major layers from superficial to deep: Subcutaneous fatty tissue, the abdominis obliquus internus muscle and transversus abdominis muscle and their fascias, is located among the anterior margin of the latissimus dorsi muscle, posterior margin of the abdominis obliquus externus muscle and inferiorly the crista iliaca.