Adductor longus muscle

What is Adductor longus muscle?

Adductor longus muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the femur. It originates in the crest and symphysis of pubis and inserts into the femur. Its main function is adducting, rotating and flexing the thigh.Other muscles involved in moving the femur areAbductor brevisAdductor mangus Gluteus maximusGluteus mediusGluteus minimusIliacusObturator externusPectineusPsoas minorPsoas majorTensor fascia lata

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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