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Medical Term:

adductor magnus (muscle)


muscle of medial (adductor) compartment of thigh; origin, ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramus; insertion, linea aspera and adductor tubercle of femur; action, adducts and extends thigh; nerve supply, obturator and sciatic.

Synonym(s): musculus adductor magnusTA, great adductor muscle

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