Adductor Magnus Muscle
   
Definition
A composite muscle - formed by fusion of two muscles a true adductor and a hamstring muscle

Situation
On the medial part of the thigh

Origin
Along the ischio pubic ramus

Insertion
Pubofemoral (adductor) fibers inserted into the greater trochanter & the linea aspera.
Fibers from the ramus of the ischium are  inserted, by means of a broad aponeurosis, into the linea aspera

Ischiocondylar (hamstring) portion as a rounded tendon ,   is inserted into the adductor tubercle on the medial condyle of the femur,

Action
It adducts the thigh and assists in both flexion and extension of the thigh.

Nerve supply
Obturator nerve

Blood supply
Profunda femoris artery, a major of femoral  artery.



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