Quadratus femoris - Musculus quadratus femoris

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Quadratus femoris



Origin: Ventral surface of the ischium medial to the lateral angle of the ischial tuberosity.

Insertion: Trochanteric fossa.

Action: Extension and lateral rotation of the hip joint.

Nerve: Ischiadicus.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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