Adductor brevis muscle
|Adductor brevis muscle|
|The adductor brevis and nearby muscles|
|Structures surrounding right hip-joint. (Adductor brevis at upper right.)|
|Gray's||subject #128 473|
|Origin||anterior surface of the inferior ramus and body of the pubis|
|Insertion||the lesser trochanter and linea aspera of the femur|
|Action:||adduction of hip|
Its fibers, passing backward, lateralward, and downward, are inserted, by an aponeurosis, into the line leading from the lesser trochanter to the linea aspera and into the upper part of the linea aspera, immediately behind the pectineus and upper part of the adductor longus.
- LUC adbr
- -952827827 at GPnotebook
- Cross section at UV pembody/body18b
- Cross section at UV pelvis/pelvis-e12-15
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