Gracilis muscle

What is Gracilis muscle?

Gracilis muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the knee joint. Its main function is adducting the thigh and flexing the leg.Other muscles involved in moving the leg are:Biceps femorisPopliteusQuadricepsSartoriusSemimembranosusSemintendinosus

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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