Dorsal caudal [coccygeal] intertransverse muscles - Musculi intertransversarii dorsales caudae [coccygis]

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of tail [coccygeal] > Dorsal caudal [coccygeal] intertransverse muscles



Origin: Dorsalsacral iliac ligament on the lateral part of the third caudal vertebra.

Insertion: Transverse process of the fifth and sixth caudal vertebra.

Action: With the intertransversarius ventralis caudalis, lateral flexion of the tail.

Nerve: Branches of the plexus caudalis ventralis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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