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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 15: Figure 2

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Muscles of the medial surface of the pelvis, as well as the right thigh and leg.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Muscles of the medial surface of the pelvis, as well as the right thigh and leg.

a) Iliac crest.
b) Os sacrum.
c) Os coccygis.
d) Internal iliac arcuate line (innominate arcuate line).
e) Symphysis pubis.
f) Obturator foramen.
g) Sacrotuberous ligament.
h) Sacrospinous ligament.
i) Greater sciatic foramen.
k) Lesser sciatic foramen.
l) Os pubis, descending ramus.
m) Os ischium, ascending ramus.
n) Anterior sacral foramen.
o) Ischial tuberosity.
p) Medial condyle (femoral and tibia).
q) Patella.
r) Tibia (medial superficial).
s) Medial malleolus.
t) Medial laciniatum tarsal ligament.
u) M. gluteus maximus.

  1. m. psoas major.
  2. m. internal iliac.
  3. m. obturator internus (it passes through the greater sciatic notch).
  4. m. piriformis (it passes through the greater sciatic notch).
  5. m. sartorius.
  6. m. adductor longus (s. primus).
  7. m. gracilis.
  8. m. vastus medialis.
  9. m. rectus femoris.
  10. m. adductor magnus (s. tertus).
  11. m. semimembranosus.
  12. m. semitendinosus.
  13. m. gastrocnemius (medial head).
  14. m. soleus.
  15. tendon of Achilles.
  16. m. flexor digitorum (communis) longus (s. perforans).
  17. m. flexor hallucis longus.
  18. m. tibialis posterior.
  19. tendon of m. tibialis anterior.
  20. tendon of m. extensor hallucis longus.
  21. m. adductor hallucis.
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