Tensor fascia lata muscle

What is Tensor fascia lata muscle?

Tensor fascia lata muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the femur. It originates in the ilium and inserts into the femur. Its main function is tensing the fascia lata.Other muscles involved in moving the femur are:Abductor brevisAdductor longus Adductor mangus Gluteus maximusGluteus mediusGluteus minimusIliacusObturator externusPectineusPsoas majorPsoas minor

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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