inferior gemellus muscle

(redirected from Gemellus inferior)

in·fer·i·or ge·mel·lus mus·cle

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr jĕ-mel'ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, tuberosity of ischium; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.
Synonym(s): gemellus, musculus gemellus inferior.
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But at least the quadratus femoris and gemellus inferior muscles were intact in all patients with hip dislocation.
The gluteals (maximus, medius, and minimus) and the "deep six" muscles of the hip (piriformis, quadratus femoris, obturator internus, obturator externus, gemellus superior, and gemellus inferior) serve to flex, extend, abduct, adduct, and medially or laterally rotate the hip.