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Abdominal muscles

Abdominal muscles


The abdominal muscles are comprised of the internal, external, and oblique abdominal muscles.

Review Date 3/15/2021

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery Practice Specializing in Breast Cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.