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Laboratory 40. Posterior Abdominal Wall
Step 17. Nerves of the Lumbar Plexus

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Note: The roots and anterior and posterior divisions of the lumbar plexus arise among the fibers of the psoas major muscle. To view this portion of the lumbar plexus, the fibers of the psoas major muscle on one side must be carefully removed. Check with your instructor before attempting this procedure.

Links and References:
Grant's: 2.103
Netter: 246
Rohen/Yokochi: 315, 311