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Adductor Longus

Adductor Longus

 Articulations :

 Action :

  • Adducts and flexes the thigh and helps to laterally rotate the hip joint.

Origin :

  • Anterior surface of body of pubis, just lateral to pubic symphysis.

Insertion :

  • Middle third of linea aspera, between the more medial adductor magnus and brevis insertions and the more lateral origin of the vastus medialis.

Innervation :

  • Anterior division of obturator nerve.

Arterial Supply :

  • Obturator artery and medial circumflex femoral artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial
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