What is another word for multifidus?

343 synonyms found


[ mˌʌltɪfˈɪdəs], [ mˌʌltɪfˈɪdəs], [ m_ˌʌ_l_t_ɪ_f_ˈɪ_d_ə_s]

Multifidus is the name of a muscle located in the back of the human body. This muscle plays an important role in maintaining posture and stabilizing the lumbar spine. There are several synonyms for the word multifidus that can be used interchangeably, depending on the context. These synonyms include spinalis, longissimus, and semispinalis. These terms refer to the various muscles of the back that work together to help maintain stability and alignment of the spine. Understanding the different synonyms for multifidus can help in better communication between healthcare professionals and their patients when discussing back pain or spinal issues.

Synonyms for Multifidus:

How to use "Multifidus" in context?

The multifidus muscle is one of the main muscles used for movement of the elbow and shoulder joints. It originates on the anterior side of the humerus (the upper arm bone) and inserts on the radius of the hand. The multifidus muscle has several key functions, including rotational strength around the shoulder joint, abduction of the arm, and extension of the arm.

A healthy multifidus will have a distinctive look, featuring several long, thin fibers of muscle separated by smaller amounts of connective tissue.

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