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adductor brevis (muscle)

 

Definition: muscle of medial (adductor) compartment of thigh; origin, superior ramus of pubis; insertion, upper third of medial lip of linea aspera; action, adducts thigh; nerve supply, obturator.

Synonym(s): musculus adductor brevisTA, short adductor muscle

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