obturator externus (muscle)

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ob·tu·ra·tor ex·ter·nus (mus·cle)

muscle of medial (adductor) compartment of thigh; origin, lower half of margin of obturator foramen and adjacent part of external surface of obturator membrane; insertion, trochanteric fossa of greater trochanter; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, obturator.
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