inferior gemellus muscle

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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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However, the first ischial cut can be easily performed prior to repositioning through the lateral incision, between the inferior gemellus and obturator externus muscles, with optimal visual control of the sciatic nerve.

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