Gemelli muscles - Musculi gemelli

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Gemelli muscles



Origin: Outer surface of the ramus of the ischium in the arch.

Insertion:  Trochanteric fossa with the obturator internus.

Action: Lateral rotation of the hip joint.

Nerve: Ischiadicus.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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