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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: C: Cremaster

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: C

Cremaster

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
In females, this muscle is represented by a few fasciculi on the round ligament. It may arise, in part from the transversus abdominis. The muscle may arise from two different sources, transversus abdominis and internal oblique muscles.

Reference
Anson, B.J., Ed. (1966) Morris' Human Anatomy, 12th Ed., The Blakiston Division, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.

Williams, P.L., Warwick, R., Dyson, M. and L.H. Bannister, Eds. (1989) Gray's Anatomy, 37th ed. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh.

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