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Muscles on the Thigh

Which muscles act on the thigh?

Which muscles flex the thigh? iliopsoas, sartorius, rectus femoris, pectineus, adductor longus, tensor fasciae latae
Which muscles extend the thigh? gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, piriformis, adductor magnus
Which muscles adduct the thigh? adductor magnus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, pectineus, gracilis
Which muscles abduct the thigh? gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fascia latae, piriformis
Which muscles medially rotate the thigh? gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fasciae latae
Which muscles laterally rotate the thigh? gluteus maximus, piriformis, obturator internus, obturator externus, superior gemelli, inferior gemelli, quadratus femoris, adductor magnus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, pectineus
Origin of iliopsoas: Transverse processes and bodies of the last thoracic and all of the lumbar vertebra
Insertion of iliopsoas: Lesser trochanter of the femur
Function of iliopsoas: Flex the thigh. Flex the trunk on the femur.
Created by: srbaboujian



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