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MUSCLES CROSSING THE HIP AND KNEE JOINTS; MOVEMENTS OF THE THIGH AND LEG

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ecolo111's version from 2016-11-25 18:58

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Question Answer
iliacus
psoas major* origintransverse processes and bodies of lumbar vertebrae and T12
psoas major* insertionlesser trochanter of femur via iliopsoas tendon
psoas major* actionflexes thigh or flexes trunk on thigh; lateral flexion of vertebral column
sartoriusflexes, abducts and laterally rotates thigh and weakly flexes knee joint to achieve cross-legged position
adductor magnusanterior part - flexes, adducts and medially rotates thigh posterior part - extends thigh
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