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Related to adductor brevis: adductor magnus, adductor longus
Adductor BrevisA hip/upper thigh muscle.
Action Adducts thigh
Origin Superior pubic ramus
Insertion Upper 1/3 of medial margin of linea aspera of femur
adductor brevismedial thigh muscle
origin from body and inferior ramus of pubis
insertion linear aspera of posterior femur
nerve supply obturator nerve
action adduction, extension and medial rotation of hip joint (with adductors longus and magnus and pectineus), stabilizing the hip, and preventing lateral hip tilt when standing on one leg