medial compartment

Adductor Longus

Adductor Longus The muscle indicated is the adductor longus muscle of the thigh. The adductor longus is one of six muscles in the medial compartment of the thigh. The thigh consists of three muscular compartments: Anterior Medial Posterior The medial compartments consists of the following muscles: Gracilis Pectineus Adductor longus Adductor brevis Adductor magnus Obturator externus All the muscles of the medial compartment are innervated by the obturator nerve except for the pectineus (femoral nerve) and the hamstring part of the adductor magnus (tibial division of sciatic). The muscles of the medial compartment generally serve to adduct the thigh at …

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Adductor Magnus

Adductor Magnus The structure indicated is the adductor magnus muscle of the thigh. The adductor magnus muscle is one of six muscles in the medial compartment of the thigh. The medial compartments consists of the following muscles: Gracilis Pectineus Adductor longus Adductor brevis Adductor magnus Obturator externus The adductor magnus muscle is the largest muscle in the medial compartment. It lies deep to the adductor brevis and the adductor longus. It has two parts to it: Adductor part Hamstring part The adductor part originates on the ischiopubic ramus, and as the name suggests, contraction causes adduction, as well as medial …

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