Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the rectus abdominis muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the rectus abdominis flashcards below.

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Origin

Pubic crest and pubic symphysis

Insertion

Xiphoid process and costal cartilages 5-7

Actions

  • Flexes the trunk
  • Tenses the anterior abdominal wall

Innervation

  • Anterior rami of T6-T12 spinal nerves

Blood Supply

  • Superior and inferior epigastric arteries

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Rectus Abdominis Muscle Anatomy

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