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

Actions

  • Hip adduction
  • Hip flexion
  • Hip extension

Innervation

  • 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

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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