adductor longus muscle


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ad·duc·tor lon·gus mus·cle

(ă-dŭk'tŏr long'gus mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, symphysis and crest of pubis; insertion, middle third of medial lip of linea aspera; action, adducts thigh; nerve supply, obturator.
Synonym(s): musculus adductor longus [TA] , long adductor muscle.

adductor longus muscle

Hip and thigh muscle. Origin: front of pubis (below crest). Insertion: linea aspera of femur. Nerve: obturator (L2-L4). Action: adducts, flexes, and rotates thigh medially.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle
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Successful block was defined as the absence of any contraction of the adductor longus muscle with stimulation after performing ONB or during surgery.
Another midfielder, Antonio Candreva, has also been injured, and Castellacci said: "Candreva had a lesion of the first/second grade on his adductor longus muscle.
The adductor muscles of the medial compartment of the thigh are arranged in three layers: i) the superficial layer consisting of pectineus and adductor longus muscles, ii) the middle layer represented by the adductor brevis muscle, and iii) the deep layer formed by the obturator externus and adductor magnus muscles.