Sartorius Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Anterior superior iliac spine

Insertion

Medial surface of tibial tuberosity (pes anserinus)

Actions

  • Flexes hip
  • Hip abduction
  • Lateral/external rotation of femur
  • Flexes knee
  • Medially rotates tibia when knee is flexed

Innervation

  • Femoral nerve (L2, L3, L4)

Blood Supply

  • Femoral artery

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

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