Spinal Cord Gray Matter Functions
Origin (proximal attachment):
a. Inferior border of pubic body near symphysis.
Insertion (distal attachment):
a. Proximal medial surface of tibia (part of pes anserinus).
Actions of Gracilis on the thigh (femur):
a. Adducts thigh at hip. (It also flexes the leg at the knee and medially rotates leg when knee is flexed.)
Nerve to muscle and its spinal segment:
Obturator nerve (L3, L4).