Iliacus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Superior two thirds of iliac fossa, inner lip of iliac crest, lateral aspect of sacrum

Insertion

Lesser trochanter of femur

Actions

  • Flexion of the hip joint

Innervation

  • Femoral nerve (L2-L4)

Blood Supply

  • Iliolumbar artery
  • Deep circumflex iliac artery
  • Obturator artery
  • Femoral artery

Would you like to learn more about the iliacus muscle? Then check out the iliacus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Iliacus Muscle Anatomy

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