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Cat Muscles III

Lower Limbs

Adductor femoris O: Pubic symphysis. I: Femur (ventral). A: Adducts thigh
Adductor longus O: Pubic symphysis. I: Femur. A: Adducts thigh
Biceps femoralis O: Ischial tuberosity. I: Tibia (proximal). A: flexes hindlimb
Caudofemoris O: Proximal caudal vertebrae. I: Patella. A: Abducts thigh
Extensor digitorum longus O: Lateral epicondyle of femur. I: Digits II-V. A: Extends digits
Flexor digitorum O: Tibia and fibula. I: Digits. A: Flexes digits
Gastrocnemius O: Femur & tendon of plantaris. I: Calcaneum. A: Extends foot
Gluteus maximus O: Last sacral and first caudal vertebrae. I: Fascia lata. A: Abducts thigh
Gluteus medialis O: Iliac crest, sacral and 1st caudal vertebrae. I: Greater trochanter of femur. A: Abducts thigh
Gracilis O: Pubic symphysis. I: Fascia of lower thigh. A: Adducts thigh
Iliopsoas O: Lumbar vertebrae and ilium. I: Lesser trochanter of femur. A: Flexes & rotates thigh
Pectineus O: Pubis. I: Femur. A: Adducts thigh
Plantaris O: Lateral epicondyle of femur and patella. I: Digits. A: Flexes digits
Rectus femoris O: Ilium. I: Patella. A: Extends lower leg
Sartorius O: Iliac crest. I: Patella and tibia. A: Adducts and rotates thigh
Semimembranosus O: Ischium. I: Medial epicondyle of femur & (proximal) tibia. A: Extends thigh
Semitendinosus O: Ischium. I: Tibia. A: Flexes lower leg
Soleus O: Proximal fibula. I: Calcaneum. A: Extends foot
Tensor fascia lata O: Ilium. I: Fascia lata. A: Extends fascia lata
Tibialis anterior O: Tibia and fibula (proximal). I: First metatarsal. A: Dorsiflexes foot
Tibialis posterior O: Tibia and fibula (posterior side). I: Tarsals (plantar surface). A: Extends (plantarflexes) foot
Vastus intermedius, lateralis, medialis O: Femur. I: Patella. A: Extends lower leg
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