adductor longus

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adductor longus

the most superficial of the three adductor muscles of the thigh and one of five medial femoral muscles. It functions to adduct and flex the thigh. Compare adductor brevis, adductor magnus, gracilis, pectineus.

Adductor Longus

A hip/upper thigh muscle.
Action Adducts thigh
Nerve Obturator
Origin Symphysis & crest of pubis
Insertion Middle one-third of medial margin of linea aspera of femur

adductor longus

medial thigh muscle
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14] Edema and fatty infiltration scores were calculated in the gluteus maximus and thigh muscles (vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, adductor magnus, sartorius, long adductor, and gracilis).