Psoas minor muscle

What is Psoas minor muscle?

Psoas minor muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the femur. It originates in the last thoracic and lumbar vertebrae and inserts into the junction of the ilium and pubis. Its main function is flexing the trunk.Other muscles involved in moving the femur are:Abductor brevisAdductor longus Adductor mangus Gluteus maximusGluteus mediusGluteus minimusIliacusObturator externusPectineusPsoas majorTensor fascia lata

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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