iliocostal muscle

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iliocostal muscle il·i·o·cos·tal muscle (ĭl'ē-ō-kŏs'təl)
n.
The lateral division of the erector muscle of the spine, having three subdivisions: the lumbar iliocostal muscle, the thoracic iliocostal muscle, and the cervical iliocostal muscle.

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