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lumbar part of diaphragm

 

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

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

Synonym(s): pars lumbalis diaphragmatisTA, vertebral part of diaphragm

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