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Gracilis

Origin

MuscleThe gracilis originates on the lower half of the symphysis pubis and the upper half of the pubic arch.

Insertion

It inserts on the upper part of the medial surface of the tibia (below the knee).  

Function

Hip joint flexion. It assists with flexion and inward rotation of the knee joint.