Adductor Longus

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, L2L4;  (See Innervation)
Synergists: GracilisAdductor Magnus, Pectineus,  Adductor Brevis

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Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, September 21, 2012 10:08 am