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Home > Anatomy & Physiology > Muscles > Pectineus

Pectineus

Pectineus is positioned between the Iliopsoas and Adductor Longus muscles.

Origin

  • Upper front of the pubic bone

Insertion

  • Upper medial shaft of the femur, inferior to the lesser trochanter

Actions

  • Hip adduction
  • Hip flexion

Innervation

  • Femoral nerve

Daily uses

  • Kicking a football

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Pectineus

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