quadratus


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Related to quadratus: Quadratus lumborum, Quadratus femoris

quadratus

(kwɒˈdrɑːtəs)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy zoology any of various muscles that are more or less square in shape
2. (Zoology) anatomy zoology any of various muscles that are more or less square in shape
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quadratus

n. L. quadratus.
1. músculo de cuatro lados;
2. figura de cuatro lados.
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Simplicius utters it in fawning praise of Lampatho, and by this time Quadratus has twice alerted the audience to expect this very encomium (B4v--Cr).
It is currently thought by most to be a variant or subtype of fibularis quadratus muscle (reviewed by Yammine).
The quadratus lumborum block (QLB) is a new and effective truncal nerve block used for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing upper and lower abdominal surgeries (3).
Performing the lateral trunk endurance tests in the test requires the activation of "local" muscles, mainly the quadratus lumborum and abdominal wall (28).
Kalenderer et al .[3] presented a case with HO in the quadratus femoris muscle reclining from the femur to the pelvis.
Quadratus Construction Management of Whitehall is the construction firm working on the project.
Additionally, there was severe edema involving the left hip adductor muscles (quadratus femoris, obturator externus, and obturator internus), high-grade partial thickness tearing of the adductor magnus muscle at its femoral attachment, and highgrade partial thickness tearing of the obturator internus muscle at its iliac attachment.
Thus, in the back area, the muscles strengthened were the latissimus dorsi, the rhomboids, the quadratus lumborum; in the hip, the gluteus muscles, the iliopsoas, the pelvitrochanteric muscles, the tensor fascia lata; and in the legs, the adductor muscles, the quadriceps, the hamstrings, the sartorius.
"It was because my quadratus lumborum wasn't working," he said.
An ultrasound (US)-guided quadratus lumborum block (QLB) was first described by Blanco for controlling postoperative pain following abdominal surgery (2).
The quadratus lumborum should also be a primary target of massage (Figure 3A and 3B).

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