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1

Tensor fasciae latae
Action
Innervation

Action:
- tense the lateral femoral fascia
- flex the hip joint
- extend the stifle joint

Innervation:
Cranial gluteal nerve

2

Superficial Gluteal Muscle
Insertion
Action
Innervation

Action:
- extend hip joint
- abduct the limb

Insertion: the third trochanter of the femur

Innervation: caudal gluteal nerve

3

Sacrotuberous Ligament

collagenous band that runs from the sacrum to the lateral angle of the ischiatic tuberosity

4

Middle gluteal M.
Origin
Insertion
Action
Innervation

Origin: crest and gluteal surface of the ilium

Insertion: the greater trochanter of the femur

Action: to extend and abduct the hip joint

Innervation: Cranial gluteal nerve

5

Piriformis m.

caudal portion of the muscle of the middle gluteal that is separated out

6

Deep gluteal m.
Origin
Insertion
Action
Innervation

Origin: body of the ilium, ischiatic spine

Insertion: the cranial aspect of the greater trochanter

Action:
- extend and abduct the hip joint
- rotate the pelvic limb laterally

Innervation: Cranial gluteal nerve