Vastus Medialis Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origins (Bone)

Inferior intertrochanteric line, spiral line, medial lip of linea aspera & proximal medial supracondylar line

Origins (Tissue)

Adductor longus, adductor magnus and medial intermuscular septum (fascia)

Insertion

Patella medial border & quadricep/patellar tendon. Patellar tendon inserts at tibial tuberosity

Actions

  • Extends the knee

Innervation

  • Femoral nerve

Blood Supply

  • Femoral artery

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

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