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piriformis origin
anterior sacrum
piriformis insertion
superior border of greater trochanter of femur
piriformis action
laterally rotates and abducts thigh at hip joint
obturator internus origin
inner surface of obtruator foramen, pubis, and ischium
obturator internus insertion
medial surface of greater trochanter of femur
obturator internus action
laterally rotates and abducts thigh at hip joint
obturator externus origin
outer surface of obturator membrane
obturator externus insertion
deep depression inferior to greater trochanter (trochanteric fossa) of femus
obturator externus action
laterally rotates and abducts thigh at hip joint
superior gemellus origin
ischial spine
superior gemellus insertion
medial surace of greater trochanter of femur
superior gemellus action
laterally rotates and abducts thigh at hip joint
inferior gemellus origin
ischial tuberosity
inferior gemellus insertion
medial surface of greater trochanter of femur
inferior gemellus action
laterally rotates and abducts thigh at hip joint
quatratus femoris origin
ischial tuberosity
quatratus femoris insertion
elevation superior to mid-portion of intertrochanteric crest (quadrate tubercle) on posterior femur
quadratus femoris action
laterally rotates and stabilizes hip joint
adductor longus origin
public crest and pubic symphysis
adductor longus insertion
linea aspera of femur
adductor longus action
adducts and flexes thigh at hip joint and medially rotates thigh
adductor brevis origin
inferior ramus of pubis
adductor brevis insertion
superior half of linea aspera of femur
adductor brevis action
adducts and flexes thigh at hip joint and medially rotates thigh
adductor magnus origin
inferior ramus of pubis and ischium to ischial tuberosity
adductor magnus insertion
linea aspera of femur
adductor magnus action
adducts thigh at hip joint and medially rotates thigh; anterior part flexes thigh at hip joint, and posterior part extends thigh at hip joint
pectineus origin
superior ramus of pubis
pectineus insertion
pectineal line of femur, between lesser trochanter and linea aspera
pectineus action
flexes and adducts thigh at hip joint