iliacus

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iliacus

(ɪˈlaɪəkəs)
n
a muscle near the ilium which flexes the hip joint
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The other four veins were about 1 mm each in diameter and they united to form two veins in front of the lower part of the right psoas and iliacus muscles (about 2 cm above the deep inguinal ring) and the two veins united to form upper testicular vein, 4 cm above the deep inguinal ring.
The compartment is bounded by the iliopsoas fascia, which medially separates it from the PPC and laterally covers the groove between the psoas major and iliacus muscles. It has been described previously [29], however, as it is a subcompartment of the iliopsoas compartment, we suggest referring to this as the retropsoas subcompartment (RPSC).
Abdominal CT scan with intravenous contrast revealed an 8.1 x 10.2 x 14.4-cm enhancing mass in the right retroperitoneal space extending into the right psoas and iliacus muscles, with an enlarged external iliac lymph node (Fig.
The role of the psoas and iliacus muscles for stability and movement of the lumbar spine, pelvis and hip.
The psoas major, psoas minor and the iliacus muscles combine to become the iliopsoas.