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Muscles of the Posterior Hip that Flex, Extend, Abduct, or Rotate the Thigh

Muscles of the Posterior Hip that Flex, Extend, Abduct, or Rotate the Thigh

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Term: Origin of Gluteus maximus Definition: Iliac crest, sacrum, coccyx Term: Insertion of Gluteus maximus Definition: Iliotibial tract & gluteal tuberosity of the femur Term: Action of Gluteus maximus Definition: Extends thigh, rotates thigh laterally, abducts thigh Term: Nerve / Arterial supply of Gluteus maximus Definition: Inferior gluteal nerve / superior & inferior gluteal arteries Term: Origin of Gluteus medias Definition: Posterior surface of ilium
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Term: Insertion of Gluteus medias Definition: Greater trochanter of the femur Term: Action of Gluteus medias Definition: Abducts & rotates thigh medially at
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