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Flashcards in Exam 2: Muscles of the Lower Limb Deck (32):
1

Ilicus 

-flex hip (coxal) joint/thigh

-anterior compartment

2

Psoas Major

-flex hip (coxal) joint/thigh

-anterior compartment 

3

Sartorius

-flexes hip (coxal) joint/thigh

-flexes knee joint/leg

-anteror compartment 

4

Quadriceps Femoris

-extend knee joint/leg

-anterior compartment

5

Rectus Femoris

-extend knee joint/leg

-anterior compartment

6

Vastus Medialis

--extend knee joint/leg

-anterior compartment

7

Vastus Intermedius

-extend knee joint/leg

-anterior compartment

8

Vastus Lateralis

-extend knee joint/leg

-anterior compartment

9

Adductors (Longus, Brevis, Magnus)

-adduct thigh and flex hip joint/thigh

-medial compartment

10

Pectineus

-adduct thigh and flex hip joint/thigh

-medial compartment

11

Gracilis

-adduct thigh and flex hip joint/thigh

-flexes knee joint/LEG

-medial compartment

12

Tensor Fasciae Latae

-connects to iliotibial tract (iliotibial band, fascia lata)

-lateral compartment

13

Gluteus Maximus

-extends hip joint/thigh

-posterior compartment

-superficial

14

Gluteus Medius

-abducts thigh

-posterior compartment

-middle

15

Gluteus Minimus

-abducts thigh

-deepest

16

Biceps Femoris

-extend hip joint/thigh 

-flex knee joint/leg

-hamstring muscle in posterior compartment

-laterally placed

17

Semitendinosus

-extend hip joint/thigh

-flex knee joint/leg

-hamstring muscle in posterior compartment

18

Semimembranosus

-extend hip joint/thigh

-flex knee joint/leg

-hamstring muscle in posterior compartment

-medially placed

19

Tibialis Anterior

-dorsiflex ankle joint/foot

-inverts foot

-anterior compartment

20

Extensor Digitorum Longus

-dorsiflex ankle joint/foot

-extends toes 2-5

-anterior compartment

21

Extensor Hallucis Longus

-dorsiflex ankle joint/foot

-extends big toe

-anterior compartment 

22

Fibularis Longus

-plantar flex ankle joint/foot

-evert foot

-lateral compartment

23

Fibularis Brevis

-plantar flexes ankle joint/foot

-evert foot

-lateral compartment

24

Gastrocnemius

-plantar flex ankle joint/foot

-flexes knee joint/leg

-posterior compartment

-superficial group

25

Soleus

-plantar flex ankle joint/foot

-posterior compartment

-superficial group

26

Plantaris

-plantar flex ankle joint/foot

-flex knee joint/leg

-posterior compartment

-superficial group

27

Popliteus

-flexes knee joint/leg

-posterior compartment

-deep group

           

28

Flexor Hallucis Longus

-plantar flexes ankle joint/foot and flexes the big toe

-posterior compartment

-deep group

            

29

Flexor Digitorum Longus

-plantar flexes ankle joint/foot and flexes toes 2-5

-posterior compartment

-deep group

           

30

Tibialis Posterior

-plantar flexes ankle joint/foot and inverts foot 

-posterior compartment

-deep group

31

Extensor Digitorum Brevis

-extends toes 2-4

-dorsum of foot

     

32

  Extensor Hallucis Brevis 

-extends big toe

-dorsum of foot