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1

What is the origin for Gracilis, Pectineus, and Adductor Longus?

Pubis

2

Gracilis insertion

Pes Anserinus (middle slip) on medial aspect of the tibia

3

Gracilis innervation

Obturator N. (L2-L4)

4

Gracilis Action

Adduction of thigh
Knee Flexion

5

Pectineus insertion

Pectineal Line of Femur

6

Pectineus innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L4)

7

Pectineus action

Adduction of Thigh
Medial Rotation of Thigh
Hip Flexion (weak)

8

Adductor Longus insertion

linea aspera of femur

9

Adductor Longus innervation

Obturator N. (L2-L4)

10

Adductor Longus action

Adduction of Thigh
Medial Rotation of Thigh
Hip Flexion (weak)

11

What muscles of the superficial medial thigh are innervated by the obturator N?

Gracilis and Adductor Longus

12

What is a common action of all muscles in the superficial layer of the medial thigh?

Adduction of thigh

13

What muscles of the superficial medial thigh are responsible for medial rotation of the thigh?

Pectineus, adductor longus

14

What muscles of the superficial medial thigh are responsible for hip flexion?

Pectineus, Adductor Longus

15

What muscles of the superficial medial thigh are responsible for Knee flexion?

Gracilis