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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- PECTINEUS -
ORIGIN: Pectineal line of pubis and narrow area of superior pubic ramus below it
INSERTION: A verticle line between spiral line and gluteal crest below lesser trochanter of femur
ACTION: Flexes, adducts and medially rotates hip
NERVE: Anterior division of femoral nerve (L2, 3). Occasional twig from obturator nerve (anterior division - L2,3)






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