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- n. A compound muscle composed of the iliac and psoas muscles
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The great flexor muscle of the hip joint, divisible into two parts, the iliac and great psoas, -- often regarded as distinct muscles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The iliacus and psoas magnus muscles taken together, or some muscle which represents them.
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These include the positioning of the pelvis, the front hip flexors (known as the iliopsoas), the abdominals, and gently stretching and contracting the muscles of the lower back.
It's a magic pose that targets many stretches at once: it unlocks tight hips, IT band, hamstrings, iliopsoas, quads, releases sciatica and lower back tension.
The muscles on the front are the iliopsoas and the muscles on the back are the six outward rotators.
It supplies branches to the iliopsoas  (designated by Girard, the iliacomuscular nerves).
It runs ventrally and backward, at first between the psoas major and minor, then crosses the deep face of the tendon of the latter and descends under cover of the sartorious over the terminal part of the iliopsoas.
An internal snapping hip is caused by the iliopsoas tendon as it catches on the front of the pelvis.
If that doesn't help, a sports injury specialist may recommend soft-tissue therapy myofascial release or, in the worst-case scenario, surgical release of the iliopsoas tendon.
In addition, the anatomic cup design has an iliopsoas tendon cut-out aimed at reducing iliopsoas tendon impingement (6), a key cause of post-operative groin pain.
The major new muscles used are the hip flexors, or iliopsoas.
The main function of this muscular network is to maintain body posture via the abdominal, paraspinal and iliopsoas muscles.
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