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Adductor Longus

The adductor longus lies just to the inner side of the pectineus.


Origin

The adductor longus originates on the front of the pubis.

Insertion

It inserts on the linea aspera in the middle third of the femur.

Function

The adductor muscles (adductor longus, brevis, and magnus, and the gracilis) are involved in hip joint adduction.

Adductor Longus