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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- VASTUS MEDIALIS -
ORIGIN: Lower intertrochanteric line, spiral line, medial linea aspera and medial intermuscular septum
INSERTION: Medial quadriceps tendon to patella and directly into medial patella, via ligamentum patellae into tubercle of tibia
ACTION: Extends knee. Stabilizes patella
NERVE: Posterior division of femoral nerve (L3,4)






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