iliacus muscle

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il·i·a·cus mus·cle

(il-ī'ă-kŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, iliac fossa; insertion, tendon of psoas, anterior surface of lesser trochanter, and capsule of hip joint; action, flexes thigh and rotates it medially; nerve supply, lumbar plexus.
Synonym(s): musculus iliacus [TA] , iliac muscle.

iliacus muscle

Thigh muscle. Origin: iliac fossa. Insertion: lesser trochanter of femur, psoas major tendon. Nerve: femoral (L2-L3). Action: flexes thigh.
See also: muscle