Gluteus Minimus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Ilium (between anterior & inferior gluteal lines)

Insertion

Greater trochanter of femur (anterolateral aspect)

Actions

  • Hip abduction
  • Hip medial rotation

Innervation

  • Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1)

Blood Supply

  • Superior gluteal artery

Would you like to learn more about the gluteus minimus muscle? Then check out the gluteus minimus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Gluteus Minimus Muscle Anatomy

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