quadratus femoris (muscle)

Type:Term

Definitions
1. deep muscle of inferior gluteal (buttock) region; insertion, intertrochanteric ridge; origin, lateral border of tuberosity of ischium; action, rotates thigh laterally; nerve supply, nerve to quadratus femoris (sacral plexus).

Synonyms
musculus quadratus femoris , quadrate muscle of thigh

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