Stomach Muscle Anatomy

Abdominal muscle, any of the muscles of the anterolateral walls of the abdominal cavity, composed of three flat muscular sheets, from without inward: external oblique, internal oblique, and transverse abdominis, supplemented in front on each side of the midline by rectus abdominis.

Other important abdominal muscles include: Gluteus medius: One of three gluteal muscles, the gluteus medius connects the ilium to the top of the femur. It controls… Gluteus maximus: The largest and outermost muscle of the buttock, the gluteus maximus attaches to several places in the… Serratus …

Picture of the Stomach. The stomach secretes acid and enzymes that digest food. Ridges of muscle tissue called rugae line the stomach. The stomach muscles contract periodically, churning food to enhance digestion. The pyloric sphincter is a muscular valve that opens to allow food to pass from the stomach to the small intestine.

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Stomach Muscle Anatomy

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