Psoas Minor

Original Editor - Oyemi Sillo

Lead Editors - Oyemi Sillo  


Psoas Minor is a long slender muscle, placed in front of the Psoas major.[1]

psoas minor


Lateral aspect of vertebral body of 12th thoracic and 1st lumbar vertebrae [2]


Pectineal line of pubis [2]

Nerve Supply

Small branch from the initial part of the lumbar ventral ramus(L1) [2]

Blood Supply

Lumbar arteries, lumbar branch of the iliolumbar artery. [2]


Assists with flexion of the lumbar vertebral column [2]

Recent Related Research (from Pubmed)


  1. Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918;, 2000.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4