articularis genus muscle

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Related to musculus articularis genus: musculus articularis cubiti, Articularis genu muscle

ar·ti·cu·la·ris gen·us mus·cle

(ahr-ti-kū-lā'ris jē'nŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lower fourth of anterior surface of shaft of femur; insertion, suprapatellar bursa of knee joint; action, retracts suprapatellar bursa, during extension of knee; nerve supply, femoral.
Synonym(s): musculus articularis genus [TA] .
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