BIOL432 Cat Hind Limb Muscles

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BIOL432 Cat Hind Limb Muscles
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  1. Adductor femoris
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Femur
    • Action - Adducts & extends thigh
  2. Adductor longus
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Femur
    • Action - Adducts & flexes thigh
  3. Biceps femoris
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Patella & Tibia
    • Action - Flexes crus, abducts thigh
  4. Extensor digitorum longus
    • Origin - Femur
    • Insertion - Phalanges
    • Action - Extends digits
  5. Flexor digitorum longus
    • Origin - Fibula & Tibia
    • Insertion - Phalanges
    • Action - Flexes digits
  6. Gastronemius
    • Origin - Femur
    • Insertion - Calcaneum
    • Actions - Extends pes; flexes crus
  7. Gluteofemoralis/Caudofemoralis
    • Origin - Vertebrae
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Action - Abducts thigh & Extends crus
  8. Gluteus superficialis/maximus
    • Origin - Vertebrae
    • Insertion - Femur
    • Action - Abducts thigh
  9. Gluteus medius
    • Origin - Vertebrae
    • Insertion - Femur
    • Action - Abducts thigh
  10. Gracilis
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Tibia
    • Action - Adducts thigh, flexes crus
  11. Rectus femoris
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Action - Extends crus
  12. Sartorius
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Action - Extends crus
  13. Semimembranosus
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Femur
    • Action - Extends thigh, flexes crus
  14. Semitendinosus
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Tibia
    • Action - Flexes crus, extends thigh
  15. Soleus
    • Origin - Fibula
    • Insertion - Calcaneum
    • Action - Extends pes
  16. Tensor fasciae latae
    • Origin - Pelvis
    • Insertion - Tibia
    • Action - Flexes thigh
  17. Tibilias cranialis
    • Origin - Tibia
    • Insertion - Metatarsal 1
    • Action - Flexes pes
  18. Vastus intermedius
    • Origin - Femur
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Actions - Extends crus
  19. Vastus lateralis
    • Origin - Femur
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Action - Extends crus
  20. Vastus medialis
    • Origin - Femur
    • Insertion - Patella
    • Actions - Extends crus

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