quadratus femoris muscle

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quadratus femoris

A muscle of the hip/thigh located at the upper lateral border of tuberosity of ischium.
Lateral adduction and rotation of thigh.
L4, L5, S1.
Quadrate tubercle of femur, intertrochanteric crest.
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quad·ra·tus fem·o·ris mus·cle

(kwah-drā'tŭs fem'ŏr-is mŭs'ĕl)
Insertion, intertrochanteric ridge; origin, lateral border of tuberosity of ischium; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, nerve to quadratus femoris (sacral plexus).
Synonym(s): musculus quadratus femoris [TA] .
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