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

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



Origin: Starting from the last sacral vertebra on the ventral surface and running from each vertebra to the next.

Insertion: Ventrolateral process of each vertebra.

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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