Vastus Intermedius Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Anterior and lateral surface of the femur

Insertion

Quadriceps/patellar tendon which inserts onto the tibial tuberosity

Actions

  • Extends the knee

Innervation

  • Femoral nerve (L2, L3, L4)

Blood Supply

  • Femoral artery

Would you like to learn more about the vastus intermedius muscle? Then check out the vastus intermedius muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Vastus Intermedius Muscle Anatomy

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