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Insertion of the quadratus lumborum

Inferomedial 12th rib and transverse processes of L1-L4

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Action of the quadratus lumborum

Bilaterally: extension of the trunk
Unilaterally: ipsilateral lateral flexion of the trunk

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Origin of the intercostals (as a group)

Inferior border of the superior rib

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Insertion of the intercostals as a group

Superior border of the inferior rib

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Action of the intercostals as a group

External intercostals: elevation of the ribs to assist with inhalation

Internal intercostals: depression of the ribs to assist with exhalation

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Origin of the tensor fasciae latae

Anterior iliac crest, just posterior to the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

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Insertion of the tensor fasciae Latae

Iliotibial tract, to the anterolateral tibial tubercle

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Action of the tensor fasciae latae

Flexion of the hip, medial rotation of the hip, abduction of the hip

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Origin of the sartorius

Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

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Insertion of the Sartorius

Anteromedial tibia, just distal to the medial tibial condyle

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Actions of the sartorius

Flexion of the hip, lateral rotation of the hip, abduction of the hip, flexion of the knee, medial rotation of flexed knee

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Origin of the adductor longus

Anterior pubis, just inferior to the pubic crest

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Insertion of the adductor longus

Intermediate medial lip of the linea aspera on the femur

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Action of the adductor longus

Adduction of the hip, flexion of the hip, medial rotation of the hip

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Origin of the gracilis

Inferior ramus of the pubis

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Insertion of the gracilis

Anteromedial tibia, just distal to the medial tibial condyle

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Action of the Gracilis

Adduction of the hip, medial rotation of the hip, flexion of the knee

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Origin of the quadratus lumborum

Posterior iliac crest