Semimembranosus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Ischial tuberosity

Insertion

Medial condyle of the tibia

Actions

  • Flexes knee
  • Extends the hip
  • Medially rotates the knee when it is flexed

Innervation

  • Tibial nerve of the sciatic plexus (L5, S1 and S2)

Blood Supply

  • Profunda femoris and gluteal arteries

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

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