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SUPERFICIAL ADDUCTORS OF MEDIAL THIGH-GRACILIS

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SUPERFICIAL ADDUCTORS OF MEDIAL THIGH-GRACILIS

1. O: edge of the inferior pubic ramus.
2. I: together with the tendons of the SARTORIUS (in front) + SEMITENDINOSUS (behind) forms a conjoint tendon (Pes Anserinus) to be inserted into the anteromedial subcutaneous surface of the proximal tibia.
3. NS: anterior division of the Obturator n.
4. A: adducts + flexes + internally rotates the leg.


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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: Beth ohara [ CC BY-SA 3.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 7 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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