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iliopsoas

noun [C]     /ˌɪl.iˈɒp.sə.wəs/ US  /ˌɪl.iˈɑp.soʊ.əs/ specialized
one of a pair of muscles that bends and turns the thigh and the spine at the level of the lower backSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of iliopsoas noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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