Obturator internus - Musculus obturatorius internus

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Obturator internus



Origin: Medial to the obturator foramen internally and medial to the foramen on the pelvic surfaces of the rami of the pubis and ischium, and from the ischiatic arch.

Insertion: Trochanteric fossa.

Action: Lateral rotation of the hip joint.

Nerve: Ischiadicus.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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