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Definition: 'Lumbar Part Of Diaphragm'

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lumbar part of diaphragm

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the portion of the diaphragm that arises from the upper lumbar vertebrae and from the medial and lateral arcuate ligaments.

Synonyms: pars lumbalis diaphragmatis, vertebral part of diaphragm

See: right crus of diaphragm, left crus of diaphragm, lateral arcuate ligament, medial arcuate ligament




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