Semitendinosus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Ischial tuberosity


Medial surface of superior tibia


  • Flexes knee
  • Extends the hip
  • Medially rotates the tibia on the femur when the knee is flexed


  • Sciatic (tibial, L5, S1, S2)

Blood Supply

  • Inferior gluteal artery
  • Perforating arteries
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Semitendinosus Muscle

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