Ventral caudal [coccygeal] intertransverse muscles - Musculi intertransversarii ventrales caudae [coccygis]

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



Origin: Third caudal vertebra.

Insertion: Ventral surface of each caudal vertebra.

Action: Lateral flexion of the tail.

Nerve: Branches of the plexus caudalis ventralis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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