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image: Gracilis


 Articulations :

 Action :

  • Flexes the knee, adducts the thigh and helps to medially rotate the tibia on the femur.

Origin :

  • Inferior margin of pubic symphysis, inferior ramus of pubis and adjacent ramus of ischium

Insertion :

  • Medial surface of tibial shaft, just posterior to sartorius.

Innervation :

  • Anterior division of obturator nerve.

Arterial Supply :

  • Obturator artery,
  • Medial circumflex femoral artery,
  • and muscular branches of profunda femoris artery

Depth :

  • Superficial
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