List of Muscles of The Human Body/version 2 - Muscles of Lower Limb - Thigh - Anterior Compartment

Anterior Compartment

Muscle Origin Insertion Artery Nerve Action Antagonist
sartorius superior to the anterior superior iliac spine medial side of the upper tibia in the pes anserinus femoral artery femoral nerve flexion, lateral rotation and abduction of thigh; flexion and medial rotation of leg
quadriceps femoris combined rectus femoris and vastus muscles Patella and Tibial tuberosity via the Patellar ligament femoral artery Femoral nerve Knee extension; Hip flexion (R.Fem. only) Hamstring
Muscle Origin Insertion Artery Nerve Action Antagonist
rectus femoris anterior inferior iliac spine and the exterior surface of the bony ridge which forms the iliac portion of the acetabulum Patella and Tibial tuberosity via the Patellar ligament femoral artery femoral nerve knee extension; hip flexion Hamstring
vastus lateralis Greater trochanter, Intertrochanteric line, and Linea aspera of the Femur Patella and Tibial tuberosity via the Patellar ligament femoral artery femoral nerve Extends and stabilizes knee Hamstring
vastus intermedius antero/ lateral femur Patella and Tibial tuberosity via the Patellar ligament femoral artery femoral nerve extends knee Hamstring
vastus medialis femur Patella and Tibial tuberosity via the Patellar ligament femoral artery femoral nerve extends knee Hamstring
articularis genu femur suprapatellar bursa femoral artery femoral nerve Pulling the suprapatellar bursa during extension of the knee.

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Compartment (development) - A/P Boundary
... In 1970, by means of clonal analysis, the Anterior-Posterior boundary was identified ... gene, engrailed (en), is a key determinant in boundary formation between the anterior and posterior compartments ... As the wing imaginal disc expands, posterior, but not anterior cells will express engrailed and maintain this expression state as they expand and form the disc ...
Anterior Compartment

Anterior compartment can refer to:

  • Anterior compartment of the forearm
  • Anterior compartment of leg
  • Anterior compartment of thigh
List Of Muscles Of The Human Body/version 2 - Muscles of Lower Limb - Leg - Anterior Compartment
... Muscle Origin Insertion Artery Nerve Action Antagonist tibialis anterior body of tibia medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot anterior tibial ... Distal phalanges of lateral four digits anterior tibial artery peroneal nerve extension of toes and ankle Flexor digitorum longus, Flexor digitorum brevis fibularis tertius ...
Anterior Compartment Of Thigh
... The anterior fascial compartment of thigh contains the knee extensors and hip flexors ... rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis) The muscles of the anterior compartment of the thigh (as well as the pectineus of the medial compartment ... is sometimes considered a member of the anterior compartment muscles, the iliacus and the psoas portions do not share the same innervation ...

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