great adductor muscle

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Synonyms for great adductor muscle

the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh

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chose the line joining the synchondroses pubis and the medial femoral condyle as the reference line on body surface, and then measured the position of the motor points of gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis and adductor magnus muscle on the reference line.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Axial (a) and coronal (b) T1 views of an MRI of the lesion in the context of the right adductor magnus muscle, with sparse areas of necrosis and irregular contrast enhancement.
ON, obturator nerve; AL, adductor longus muscle; AB, adductor brevis muscle; AM, adductor magnus muscle; PE, pectineus muscle; OE, obturator externus muscle; SPR, superior pubic ramus; GR, gracilis muscle.
Distally, the artery lies deep in the major gluteal muscle and follows a course along the adductor magnus muscle. Finally, the sciatic artery reaches the popliteal artery running through the popliteal fossa, lateral to the insertion of the adductor magnus muscle.4
The second instance was anterior to the proximal part of the adductor magnus muscle, where the posterior division is crossed by the arterial anastomosis between the muscular branches of the medial circumflex femoral artery and the anterior branch of the obturator artery (Figure 4).
A Liverpool spokesman said: "A scan has confirmed a tear in the adductor magnus muscle in his right leg, and he is expected to be out between seven to 10 days."
Finally, a Syngo system (Siemens, Berlin and Munich, Germany) measured the NEP of the adductor magnus muscle as an example.
The sciatic nerve rests on the ischium and then passes posterior to the obturator internus, quadratus femoris, and adductor magnus muscles. It emerges from the cover of gluteus maximus and for a short distance it is surrounded by only deep fascia, before it passes deep to the two heads of biceps femoris.
Differential, direct effects of [H.sup.+] on [ca.sup.2+] activated force of skinned fibers from the soleus, cardiac and adductor magnus muscles of rabbits.