- Adductor longus muscle
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Caption = The adductor longus and nearby muscles
Caption2 = Structures surrounding right hip-joint. (Adductor longus at upper right.)
Origin = pubic body just below the pubic crest
Insertion = middle third of
anterior branch of obturator nerve
Action = adduction of thigh, flexion
The adductor longus muscle is a
muscleof the human body. It is a part of the adductor group of the thigh, that as the name suggests adducts the thigh.
It originates on the pubic body just below the pubic crest and inserts into the middle third of
It is innervated by the
obturator nerve, specifically branches of the anterior rami of spinal nervesL2, L3, and L4.
The adductor longus muscle forms the medial wall of the
* [http://www.ptcentral.com/muscles/musclelegs.html#adductor%20longus PTCentral]
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