superior gemellus muscle

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su·pe·ri·or ge·mel·lus mus·cle

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr jĕ-mel'ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, ischial spine and margin of lesser sciatic notch; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.
Synonym(s): musculus gemellus superior.
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After articular capsule and short external rotators (Including piriformis, superior gemellus, inferior gemellus, quadratus femoris) were reattached to the posterior border of the greater trochanter by several bone holes after replacement, one of our researchers, who did not involve in the operation and in evaluation of the results, was responsible for opening these envelopes and preparing the study medication.

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