Gluteus profundus - Musculus gluteus [glutaeus] profundus

Anatomical hierarchy

General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Gluteus profundus

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Description

Origin: Shaft of the ilium near the ischiatic spine.

Insertion: Greater trochanter of the femur.

Action: Extension of the hip and abduction.

Nerve: Gluteus cranialis.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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