Sacrocaudalis [-coccygeal] ventralis lateralis - Musculus sacrocaudalis [-coccygeus] ventralis lateralis

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of tail [coccygeal] > Sacrocaudalis [-coccygeal] ventralis lateralis



Origin: Ventral surface of the body of the last lumbar vertebra and from the sacrum; the remainder arise from the ventral surfaces and roots of the transverse processes of the caudal vertebrae..

Insertion: Ventral lateral tubercle of the proximal end of the sixth through last caudal vertebrae.

Action: Flexion of the tail and occasionally lateral movement.

Nerve: Branches of the plexus caudalis ventralis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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