Pectineus Muscle (Musculus pectineus)
Attachments of Pectineus muscle
Origin (proximal) attachment:
a. Pectineal line along superior ramus of pubis.
Insertion (distal) attachment:
a. Posterior surface of femur, inferior to the lesser trochanter.
Actions of Pectineus on the thigh (femur):
a. Adducts the thigh at the hip.
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b. Flexes the thigh at the hip.
Nerve to muscle and its spinal segment:
Femoral nerve (L2-L4).