Definition of Musculus adductor brevis

1. Noun. The short adductor muscle of the thigh.

Generic synonyms: Adductor, Adductor Muscle
Group relationships: Thigh



Medical Definition of Musculus adductor brevis

1. Origin, superior ramus of pubis; insertion, upper third of medial lip of linea aspera; action, adducts thigh; nerve supply, obturator. Synonym: musculus adductor brevis, short adductor muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Adductor Brevis

musculospiral paralysis
musculotendinous
musculotendinous cuff
musculotropic
musculotropics
musculotubal canal
musculous
musculus
musculus abductor digiti minimi manus
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis
musculus abductor digiti quinti
musculus abductor hallucis
musculus abductor pollicis
musculus abductor pollicis brevis
musculus abductor pollicis longus
musculus adductor brevis (current term)
musculus adductor hallucis
musculus adductor longus
musculus adductor magnus
musculus adductor minimus
musculus adductor pollicis
musculus anconeus
musculus antitragicus
musculus articularis
musculus articularis cubiti
musculus articularis genus
musculus aryepiglotticus
musculus arytenoideus obliquus
musculus arytenoideus transversus
musculus aryvocalis

Literary usage of Musculus adductor brevis

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1. Grundriss der Anatomie des Menschen by Adolf Pansch, Ludwig Stieda (1891)
"... vorbei und setzt sich ähnlich, wie die des Sartorius. an die mediale Fläche der Tibia. Der musculus adductor brevis kann dreieckig genannt werden. ..."

2. Lehrbuch der Neurologie by Gustav Albert Schwalbe (1881)
"... für den musculus adductor brevis (Fig. 488, 17), der in die vordere Fläche dieses Muskels unweit seines oberen Randes eindringt. ..."

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