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Biceps Femoris
Action
Innervation
Associated structures?

action: extend hip and tarsal joints, can flex/extend stifle

Innervation:
Sciatic Nerve

Associated structures: popliteal lymph node, sciatic nerve, and common calcanean tendon

2

Biceps Femoris
Origin
Insertion

Origin: sacrotuberous ligament

Insertion: crural fascia and ligament of patella, cranial border of patella, tuber calcanei

3

Semitendinosus
Origin
Insertion

O: ischiatic tuberosity

I: distocranial border and medial surface of tibia, tuber calcanei

4

Semimembranosus
Origin
Insertion

O: ischiatic tuberosity

I: distal medial lip of the femur and medial condyle of the tibia

5

Semimembranosus
Action
innervation

Action: extend hip joint, flex/extend stifle joint

Innervation: Sciatic Nerve