Superior Gemellus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Ischial spine


Medial surface of the greater trochanter


  • Lateral rotation of hip
  • Assists with abduction when hip is flexed


  • Primarily the nerve to obturator internus (L5, S1)
  • Additionally the nerve to the quadratus femoris (S4, S5) in some individuals

Blood Supply

  • Inferior gluteal artery
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Would you like to learn more about the superior gemellus muscle? Then check out the superior gemellus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Superior Gemellus Muscle Anatomy

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