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Summary Information: Pectineus

Pectineus: The pectineus is one of the medial thigh muscles, a group of muscles that make up the medial section or inner area of the thigh. The pectineus originates on the pubis of the bony pelvis and inserts on the femur. The pectineus has a variety of functions, including flexion of the hip and medial rotation and adduction of the thigh.

Conditions that can afflict pectineus include strains, tears, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Pectineus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pectineus

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Sub Parts: Pectineus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pectineus

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More Anatomy Topics

  • Medial Condyle of the Femur
  • Medial Condyle of the Tibia
  • Medial Cuneiform
  • Medial Head of the Triceps Brachii
  • Medial Malleolus
  • Medial Pterygoid
  • Medial Rectus
  • Medial Thigh Muscles
  • Medial, Anatomical
  • Median Nerve
  • Medical Umbilical Ligaments
  • Medulla Oblongata

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