Gracilis muscle - Musculus gracilis

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of the pelvic limb > Gracilis muscle

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Origin: Pubic symphysis via the symphysial tendon.

Insertion: Entire length of the cranial border of the tibia.

Action: Adduction of the thigh, extension of the hip joint and extension of the hock.

Nerve: Obturatorius.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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