ADDUCTOR MAGNUS

 

Rotation Gallery

 

ORIGIN:  Ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramus

 

INSERTION:  Spiral line; linea aspera, medial supracondylar line and adductor tubercle

 

ACTION:  Adductor portion adducts the femur; the hamstring part flexes the femur (thigh).

 

NERVE:  Adductor portion  (from ischiopubic ramus) is supplied by posterior division of obturator nerve. Hamstring portion is supplied by the sciatic nerve.

Action video

 

 


Muscles of medial thigh

 

 

 

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