transversus abdominis muscle

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Noun1.transversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavitytransversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab - the muscles of the abdomen
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27) In healthy, pain-free individuals the transversus abdominus muscle is the first trunk muscle to activate prior to limb movement and, in this capacity, contributes towards enhancing trunk stability.
It is caused by a tear of the transversus abdominus muscle and differs from the inguinal hernia in that it does not involve a clinically detectable hernia.
We now realize that the transversus abdominus muscle has a purpose," he added.