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Medical Term:

superior gemellus (muscle)


deep muscle of gluteal region; origin, ischial spine and margin of lesser sciatic notch; insertion, tendon of musculus obturator internus; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, sacral plexus.

Synonym(s): musculus gemellus superiorTA, gemellus

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