Definition of Musculus adductor magnus

1. Noun. The muscle that adducts and extends the thigh.

Exact synonyms: Great Adductor Muscle
Generic synonyms: Adductor, Adductor Muscle
Group relationships: Thigh



Medical Definition of Musculus adductor magnus

1. Origin, ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramus; insertion, linea aspera and adductor tubercle of femur; action, adducts and extends thigh; nerve supply, obturator and sciatic. Synonym: musculus adductor magnus, great adductor muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Adductor Magnus

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
musculus adductor hallucis
musculus adductor longus
musculus adductor magnus (current term)
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
musculus attollens aurem
musculus attrahens aurem
musculus auricularis anterior

Literary usage of Musculus adductor magnus

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1. Grundriss der Anatomie des Menschen by Adolf Pansch, Ludwig Stieda (1891)
"Der musculus adductor magnus ist ein grofser, viereckiger Muskel. 'Er entspringt breit am Tuber ischii, am aufsteigenden ..."

2. Zeitschrift für Ethnologie by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (1895)
"... Thieren mit dem Ursprünge des Musculus vastus medialis, unterhalb der Insertion des musculus adductor magnus, in der Mitte des Femur zusammentrifft. ..."

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