Medical Definition of Obturator externus

1. Origin, lower half of margin of obturator foramen and adjacent part of external surface of obturator membrane; insertion, trochanteric fossa of greater trochanter; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, obturator. Synonym: musculus obturator externus, external obturator muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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obturator externus (current term)
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