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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- ADDUCTOR MAGNUS -
ORIGIN: Adductor portion: ischiopubic ramus. Hamstring portion: lower outer quadrant of posterior surface of ischial tuberosity
INSERTION: Adductor portion: lower gluteal line and linea aspera. Hamstring portion: adductor tubercle
ACTION: Adductor portion: adducts and medially rotates hip. Hamstring portion: extends hip
NERVE: Adductor portion: posterior division of obturator nerve (L2-4). Hamstring portion: tibial portion of sciatic (L4-S3)






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