Adductor Magnus Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the adductor magnus muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the adductor magnus flashcards below.

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Origin (Adductor Part)

Inferior pubic ramus & ischial ramus

Origin (Hamstring Part)

Ischial tuberosity

Insertion (Adductor Part)

Linea aspera of femur & medial supracondylar line

Insertion (Hamstring Part)

Adductor tubercle of femur


  • Hip adduction
  • Hip flexion
  • Hip extension


  • Adductor part: Posterior branch of obturator nerve (L2-L4)
  • Hamstring part: Tibial branch of sciatic nerve (L4)

Blood Supply

  • Primary blood supply: Perforating branches of the profunda fermoris artery
  • Superior portion: Medial femoral circumflex artery
  • Inferior portion: Femoral artery, genicular arteries and popliteal artery
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Would you like to learn more about the adductor magnus muscle? Then check out the adductor magnus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Adductor Magnus Muscle Anatomy

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