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Adductor Brevis


Origin :

  • Anterior surface of inferior pubic ramus, inferior to origin of adductor longus.

Insertion :

  • Pectineal line and superior part of medial lip of linea aspera.

Innervation :

  • Anterior or posterior division of obturator nerve.

Arterial Supply :

  • Obturator artery and medial circumflex femoral artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial


Action :

  • Adducts and flexes the thigh and helps to laterally rotate the thigh.
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