Origin: anterior of pubis in angle between crest and symphysis;
Insertion: middle 1/3 of medial lip of linea aspera;
Action: addducts thigh at the hip, lateral rotation as it adducts the thigh. Some assistance in hip flexion;
Nerve Supply: Obturator, L3, L2, L4; (See Innervation)
Synergists: Gracilis, Adductor Magnus, Pectineus, Adductor Brevis
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, September 21, 2012 10:08 am