Definition of Rectus. Meaning of Rectus. Synonyms of Rectus

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Definition of Rectus

Rectus
Rectus Rec"tus (-t?s), n.; pl. Recti (-t?). [NL., fr. L. regere to keep straight.] (Anat.) A straight muscle; as, the recti of the eye.

Meaning of Rectus from wikipedia

- Inferior rectus muscle Superior rectus muscle Lateral rectus muscle Medial rectus muscle Musculus rectus thoracis Rectus capitis lateralis muscle Rectus femoris...
- ribs 5-7 and the xiphoid process of the sternum. The rectus abdominis muscle is contained in the rectus sheath, which consists of the aponeuroses of the lateral...
- innervates the quadriceps femoris, a fourth of which is the rectus femoris. When the rectus femoris receives the signal that has traveled all the way from...
- sides of the rectus abdominis muscle. This condition has no ****ociated morbidity or mortality. The distance between the right and left rectus abdominis muscles...
- The rectus sheath, also called the rectus fascia, is formed by the aponeuroses of the transverse abdominal and the external and internal oblique muscles...
- limit of the posterior layer of the rectus sheath. It is also where the inferior epigastric vessels perforate the rectus abdominis. Superior to the arcuate...
- overaction if the medial rectus on the unaffected side as it tries to provide the extra innervation to the affected lateral rectus. These two muscles are...
- through the superior orbital fissure to innervate the lateral rectus muscle. The lateral rectus muscle is innervated through the tectospinal tract. This tract...
- front of the thigh), but deep to the rectus femoris. Typically, it cannot be seen without dissection of the rectus femoris. All four parts of the quadriceps...
- A rectus sheath hematoma is an ac****ulation of blood in the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. It causes abdominal pain with or without a m****. The...
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