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adductor longus (muscle)


Definition: muscle of medial (adductor) compartment of thigh; origin, symphysis and crest of pubis; insertion, middle third of medial lip of linea aspera; action, adducts thigh; nerve supply, obturator.

Synonym(s): musculus adductor longusTA, long adductor muscle

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