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HAMSTRINGS-SEMITENDINOSUS

TIP: 'SM' - 2 'semi' muscles inserted medially

1. O: medial facet of ischeal tuberosity.
2. I: the tendon inserts behind the gracilis (as part of the Pes Anserinus) into the subcutaneous surface of the proximal tibia.
3. NS: sciatic n.
4. A: flexes the knee; extends the hip.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 14 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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