adductor magnus muscle

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ad·duc·tor mag·nus mus·cle

(ă-dŭk'tŏr mag'nŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramus; insertion, linea aspera and adductor tubercle of femur; action, adducts and extends thigh; nerve supply, obturator and sciatic.
Synonym(s): musculus adductor magnus [TA] , great adductor muscle.

adductor magnus muscle

Hip and thigh muscle. Origin: inferior ramus of pubis, ramus of ischium, ischial tuberosity. Insertion: linea aspera and adductor tubercle of femur. Nerve: obturator and sciatic (L2-L4). Action: adducts, flexes, and rotates thigh medially.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle