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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- GLUTEUS MEDIUS -
ORIGIN: Outer surface of ilium between posterior and middle gluteal lines
INSERTION: Posterolateral surface of greater trocanter of femur
ACTION: Abducts and medially rotates hip. Tilts pelvis on walking
NERVE: Superior gluteal nerve (L4,5,S1)






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