Vastus Intermedius Muscle
Adductor Longus Muscle
The adductor longus muscle is one of the thigh adductors and located on the medial aspect of the femur.
Adductor Longus Muscle (Musculus adductor longus)
Attachments of Adductor Longus: Origin and Insertion
Origin (proximal attachment):
a. Superior aspect of pubis, below pubic tubercle.
Insertion (distal attachment):
a. Middle third of linea aspera of femur along medial lip.
Actions of Adductor Longus on the thigh (femur) :
a. Adducts the thigh at hip.
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b. Flexes the thigh at hip. (References suggest it may also laterally or medially rotate the thigh).
Nerve to muscle and its spinal segment:
Obturator nerve (L3-L4).