pectineus muscle

(redirected from musculus pectineus)

pec·ti·ne·us mus·cle

(pek-tin'ē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, crest of pubis; insertion, pectineal line of femur; action, adducts thigh and assists in flexion; nerve supply, obturator and femoral.
Synonym(s): musculus pectineus [TA] , pectineal muscle.
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