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Compatative anatomy

Cat muscles

Satorius Origin:Crest of ilium Insertion:Patella and shaft of Tibia Action:Adducts and protracts femur,extends shank
Tensor Fasciae Latae Ilium and fascia of gluteus medius. Insertion:Fascia lata Action:Tenses fascia lata; abducts and protracts thigh
Biceps Femoris Origin:Ischium Insertion:Patella and tibia Action:Abducts and retracts thigh; flexes shank
Semitendinosus origin:Ischium Insertion:Proximal and of tibia Action:Retracts thigh;flexes shank
Caudofemoralis orgin:sacral and caudal vertebrae Insertion:patella Action:abducts and retracts thigh
gluteus superficialis origin:sacral fascia;sacral and caudal vertebrae insertion:Proximal end of femur action:abducts thigh
gluteus medius origin:ilium insertion:proximal end of femur action:abducts thigh
rectus femoris origin:ilium insertion:patellar ligament action:extends shank:protracts thigh
vastus lateralis origin:proximal end and shaft of femur insertion:patellar ligament action:extends shank
vastus medialis origin:shaft of femur insertion:patellar ligament and proximal end of tibia action:extends shank
Gracilis Origin:pubic and ischial symphyses Insertion:tibia Action:adducts and retracts thigh; flexes shank
Semimembranosus Origin:tuberosity and caudal border of ischium Insertion: distal end of femur and tibial tuberosity Action:adducts and retracts thigh; flexes shank
Adductor femoris Origin:pubis and ischium Insertion:shaft of femur Action: adducts thigh
Created by: ejohnson17