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Meaning of "psoas" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PSOAS

From New Latin, from Greek psoai (pl).
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PRONUNCIATION OF PSOAS

psoas  [ˈsəʊəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PSOAS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Psoas is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PSOAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of psoas in the English dictionary

The definition of psoas in the dictionary is either of two muscles of the loins that aid in flexing and rotating the thigh.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PSOAS


Achelous
ˌækɪˈləʊəs
ambiguous
æmˈbɪɡjʊəs
arduous
ˈɑːdjʊəs
Bourse
bʊəs
conspicuous
kənˈspɪkjʊəs
contiguous
kənˈtɪɡjʊəs
continuous
kənˈtɪnjʊəs
deciduous
dɪˈsɪdjʊəs
dipnoous
ˈdɪpnəʊəs
discontinuous
ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjʊəs
ECOWAS
ɛˈkəʊəs
isochroous
aɪˈsɒkrəʊəs
melanochroous
ˌmɛlənəʊˈkrəʊəs
sensuous
ˈsɛnsjʊəs
strenuous
ˈstrɛnjʊəs
sumptuous
ˈsʌmptjʊəs
unambiguous
ˌʌnæmˈbɪɡjʊəs
virtuous
ˈvɜːtʃʊəs
voluptuous
vəˈlʌptjʊəs
xanthochroous
zænˈθɒkrəʊəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PSOAS

psittacine
psittacoses
psittacosis
psittacotic
PSK
Pskov
PSL
PSL1
PSL2
PSNI
psocid
psora
psoralea
psoralen
psoriasis
psoriatic
psoric
PSS
psst

WORDS THAT END LIKE PSOAS

Alagoas
as
as far as
as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
Bahamas
Boas
canvas
Christmas
Dallas
Dias
extras
gas
has
Honduras
in so far as
Kansas
Troas

Synonyms and antonyms of psoas in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «psoas» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PSOAS

Find out the translation of psoas to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of psoas from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «psoas» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

腰肌
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

psoas
570 millions of speakers

English

psoas
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

psoas
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القطنية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поясничная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

psoas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

psoas
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

psoas
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Psoas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

psoas
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

腰筋
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

큰 허리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Psoas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

psoas
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Psoas
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Psoas
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

psoas
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

psoas
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

psoas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поперекова
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

psoas
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ψοΐτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

psoas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

psoas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

psoas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of psoas

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PSOAS»

The term «psoas» is regularly used and occupies the 99.414 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PSOAS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about psoas

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PSOAS»

Discover the use of psoas in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to psoas and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Muscle Energy Techniques
Box 5.4 Notes on psoas Lewit (1985b) mentions that in many ways the psoas behaves as if it were an internal organ. Tension in the psoas may be secondary to kidney disease, and one of its frequent clinical manifestations, when in spasm,  ...
Leon Chaitow, 2013
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The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment ...
Get into position for psoas massage by lying on your back with your knees drawn up. Then let your knees fall over to the side away from the psoas muscle you want to work on. This will bring your hip up and allow your intestines to move to the ...
Clair Davies, David G. Simons, Amber Davies, 2004
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The Balanced Body: A Guide to Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular ...
The iliopsoas is made up of three muscles, the iliacus, psoas major, (% and psoas minor, with each having a slightly different purpose (Fig. 9-22E). The psoas major muscle attaches to the bodies of the 12th thoracic vertebra and the five ...
Donald W. Scheumann, 2007
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Clinical Infectious Disease
Even today, most of the literature on psoas abscess includes case reports and small case series with few institutions seeing more than one case of iliopsoas abscess in a year. Large review series have been published by Ricci et al. and more ...
David Schlossberg, 2008
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Soft-Tissue Manipulation: A Practitioner's Guide to the ...
Tension in the psoas may be secondary to kidney disease, and one of its frequent clinical manifestations, when in spasm, is that it reproduces the pain of gall-bladder disease (often after the organ has been removed). The characteristics of ...
Leon Chaitow, 1988
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Ashtanga Yoga: Practice & Philosophy
Practice & Philosophy Gregor Maehle. ANATOMICAL FOCUS Psoas — The Seat of the Soul The hip flexor muscle group includes the rectus femoris of the quadriceps, the sartorius, the tensor fascia latae, and the deeply internal psoas muscle.
Gregor Maehle, 2011
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Energy Balance Through the Tao: Exercises for Cultivating ...
Kidney emotions affect the psoas. A cold or contracted psoas affects the kidneys and causes vertebral misalignment. Foundations intimately related to the kidneys , since they are positioned directly on the front surface of the psoas muscle on ...
Mantak Chia, 2005
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Low Back Disorders: Evidence-based Prevention and Rehabilitation
Quadratus lumborum Psoas major Transverse processes Figure 4.34 The psoas attaches to each lumbar vertebra (lateral vertebral body and transverse process) where each of these laminae of psoas fuse and form a common tendon that ...
Stuart McGill, 2007
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Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual
During a sit-up, additional agonists include the rectus abdominis and psoas minor muscles. 6. SYMPTOMS Patients who have unilateral iliopsoas TrPs complain primarily of low back pain; when describing the pain, they run the hand vertically ...
Janet G. Travell, David G. Simons, 1992
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Imaging of the Newborn, Infant, and Young Child
Psoas Abscess The psoas muscle can become abscessed (1-3) and although usually believed to be tuberculous in origin, most childhood abscesses on this continent are pyogenic. They can be drained percutaneously (4, 5). On plain films  ...
Leonard E. Swischuk, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PSOAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term psoas is used in the context of the following news items.
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A differentiated approach in lateral spine surgery: Oblique lateral …
Later on, I was introduced to the trans-psoas approach, guided by triggered EMG, and immediately realized that this approach was potentially powerful in ... «Becker's Orthopedic & Spine, May 15»
2
Sarcopenia, Pulmonary Abnormalities Useful Risk Markers in Aortic …
Preoperative CT was used to calculate gender-standardized total psoas muscle area as a validated measure of sarcopenia. Overall, SAVR patients were 0.25 ... «TCTMD, Apr 15»
3
De psoas voor een betere houding en zit
Momenteel is de psoas erg hip en komt er steeds meer bewustzijn over deze spier. Waar het gaat om houding en zit kreeg je vroeger van je instructeur dingen ... «Bit Magazine, Mar 15»
4
Hips, psoas and quads ... oh my
Your hips, psoas and quad muscles are related in many ways and often band together to cause pain. Here are some quick things to consider if you experience ... «Glenwood Springs Post Independent, Mar 15»
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Psoas asensi huoltopisteitä polkupyörille
Pohjois-Suomen opiskelija-asuntosäätiö (Psoas) on asentanut kaikkiaan kolme pyöränhuoltopistettä opiskelija-asuntokohteidensa yhteyteen. Huoltopisteet ovat ... «Kaleva.fi, Dec 14»
6
The new new age normal
There is this thing on your body, apparently, called the psoas. It's a muscle that runs from the edge of your spine down into the cup of your pelvis, and is one of ... «Stuff.co.nz, Dec 14»
7
Genoa, Mandragora out per lesione allo psoas
GENOVA - Doppia seduta a Pegli sotto gli occhi di Fabrizio Preziosi. La squadra si sta preparando alla gara di Cesena che si annuncia ad alto tasso agonistico ... «Tuttosport, Nov 14»
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The 2-min stretch all desk workers should do
"That psoas, being connected to the lower back bones, its attachments don't just stop there. It's also connected to your diaphragm, your chief breathing muscle," ... «Stuff.co.nz, Oct 14»
9
Oblak sufre una microrrotura fibrilar en el psoas
Sufre una microrrotura fibrilar en el psoas-ilíaco en el tercio medio del músculo a la altura de la cadera, descartando así que Oblak tenga dañada la espalda ni ... «Mundo Deportivo, Aug 14»
10
Murillo sufre un esguince de rodilla y una elongación en el psoas
En concreto, el zaguero colombiano sufre "una elongación en el psoas de su pierna izquierda y un esguince de grado I del ligamento lateral externo de su ... «Mundo Deportivo, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Psoas [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/psoas>. May 2022 ».
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