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Abdominal muscles

Abdominal muscles

Overview

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

Review Date 4/5/2015

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, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.