superficial gluteal

Gluteus Maximus

Gluteus Maximus The structure indicated is the gluteus maximus. The gluteus maximus muscle is one of the muscles of the gluteal region. The muscles in the gluteal region are divided into a superficial and deep group. There are four muscles of the superficial group: Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus Tensor fasciae latae There are 5 muscles in the deep group: Gemellus superior Gemellus inferior Quadratus femoris Piriformis Obturator internus The gluteus maximus muscle is the largest of the gluteal muscles, and is also the largest muscle in the human body. Origin: Posterior surface of ilium, posterior superior iliac crest, …

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gluteus maximus

Gluteus Minimus

Gluteus Minimus The structure indicated is the gluteus minimus. The gluteus minimus muscle is one of the muscles of the gluteal region. The muscles in the gluteal region are divided into a superficial and deep group. There are four muscles of the superficial group: Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus Tensor fasciae latae There are 5 muscles in the deep group: Gemellus superior Gemellus inferior Quadratus femoris Piriformis Obturator internus Origin: Dorsal ilium between inferior and anterior gluteal lines and edge of greater sciatic notch. Insertion: lateral and superior surfaces of greater trochanter Action: Hip abduction, hip medial rotation (anterior …

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Gluteus Medius

Gluteus Medius The structure indicated is the gluteus medius muscle. The gluteus medius muscle is one of the muscles of the gluteal region. The muscles in the gluteal region are divided into a superficial and deep group. There are four muscles of the superficial group: Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus Tensor fasciae latae There are 5 muscles in the deep group: Gemellus superior Gemellus inferior Quadratus femoris Piriformis Obturator internus Origin: Dorsal ilium inferior to iliac crest Insertion: Lateral and superior surfaces of greater trochanter Action: Hip abduction. Hip medial rotation (medial fibres). Hip lateral rotation (posterior fibres) Innervation: …

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