PROXIMAL ATTACHMENT: Transverse process of L5 vertebra; sometimes including L4.


DISTAL ATTACHMENT: Two distal attachments

1. Lower band: (lumbosacral ligament). Anterior part of the  superior surface of lateral aspect of sacrum.

2. Upper band: Crest of ilium and thoracolumbar fascia.

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JOINT: Lumbosacral joint.



Layer 9 of pelvis from above (abdomen) displaying iliolumbar ligament. Rollover mouse to unlabel DIGITAL LOCATOR OF FALLOPIAN TUBE FROM ABOVE (ABDOMEN)): Layer 1, skin of abdomen above the pelvic cavity; Layer 2 of fasciae of anterior abdominal wall; Layer 3 of rectus sheath; Layer 4 of parietal peritoneum and transversalis fascia; Layer 5 of peritoneal pelvic cavity; Layer 6 of pelvic peritoneum and fascia; Layer 7 of greater pelvis; Layer 8 of lesser pelvis Layer 9 of pelvic floor; Layer 10 of joints and ligaments of pelvis. Roll over mouse to label; click to display pages and click blinking endpage to display fallopian tube page









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