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    Discuss the psoas major, iliopsoas, and psoas minor muscles

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    It can be easy to confuse the psoas major, iliopsoas, and psoas minor muscles. Discuss these muscles in clear anatomical terms.

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    The psoas major is a long muscle that arises from the lumbar vertebrae and the last thoracic vertebra. The psoas major joins with the iliacus muscle to form the ...

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    This solution discusses a confusing area of musculoskeletal anatomy: the psoas major, iliopsoas, and psoas minor muscles. In approximately 100 words these three muscles are described clearly for anatomy students.

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