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Muscles of the Anterior Compartment of the Thigh

Muscles of the Anterior Compartment of the Thigh - Term...

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Term: Origin of the Sartorius Definition: ASIS Term: Insertion of the Sartorius Definition: Medial surface of body of the tibia Term: Action of Sartorius Definition: Flexes leg, abducts and flexes thigh, rotates thigh laterally Term: Nerve / Arterial supply of the Sartorius Definition: Femoral nerve / Femoral artery Term: Origin of Tensor fascia latae Definition: ASIS
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Term: Insertion of Tensor fascia latae Definition: Tibia by way of the iliotibial tract Term: Action of Tensor fascia latae Definition: Stabilizes torso on thigh when iliotibial tract is taut, flexes and abducts thigh, rotates thigh medially Term: Nerve / Arterial supply of Tensor fascia latae Definition: Superior gluteal nerve / Femoral artery Term: Muscles of the Quadriceps femoris Definition: Rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius Term: Origin of Rectus femoris Definition: AIIS
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Term: Insertion of Rectus femoris Definition: Tibial tuberosity by way of the patella & patellar ligament Term: Action of Rectus femoris Definition:
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