The psoas (sō-ŏz) muscle is approximately 16 inches long. It begins at both sides of the 12th thoracic vertebrae of the back, and stretches all the way down to each of the legs, where it makes a final connection with the lesser trochanter. Also referred to as the "tenderloin," the psoas muscle is very thick and strong, and it is also the largest muscle found in the body.
Tree of Life, Djed, and Ankh - "Ankh" - symbol of life - thoracic vertebrae of a bull, "Djed" - symbol of stability - base or sacrum of a bull's spine, "Was" - symbol of power and dominion - a staff made from a dried bull's penis.
Surface projections of the major organs of the trunk, using the vertebral column and rib cage as main reference points of superficial anatomy. The transpyloric plane and McBurney’s point are among the marked locations. Locations of specific organs: The following vertebral levels are generally given by the middle of the vertebral body: The oblique fissure of the right lung goes from the spinal process of thoracic vertebra 3 towards the navel The horizontal fissure goes along the 4th rib...
Understand Your Trapezius Muscles and Why They Get Sore
Trapezius Muscle is a large superficial muscle that extends longitudinally from the occipital bone to the lower thoracic vertebrae and laterally to the spine of the scapula (shoulder blade). Its functions are to move the scapulae and support the arm.