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  1. What muscle is the primary extender of the thigh?
    Gluteus maximus
  2. What 3 muscles insert at the pes anserinus?
    • 1. Gracilus
    • 2. Sartorius
    • 3. Semitendinosus
  3. What 3 muscles does the superior gluteal n. innervate?
    • 1. Gluteus medius
    • 2. Gluteus minimus
    • 3. Tensor fascia lata
  4. What are the 4 posterior hamstring muscles?
    • 1. Biceps femoris
    • 2. Semitendinosus (medial, bc inserts into pes anserinus)
    • 3. Semimembranosus
    • 4. Adductor magnus
  5. What compartments of the leg do the fibular n. innervate?
    Lateral + Anterior
  6. What compartments of the leg do the tibial n. innervate?
    Medial + Posterior
  7. Muscles in the lateral compartment of the leg
    • 1. Fibularis longus
    • 2. Fibularis brevis
    • *Innervated by superficial fibular n.
  8. Muscles in the anterior compartment of the leg
    • 1. Tibialis anterior
    • 2. Extensor hallucis longus
    • 3. Extensor digitorum
    • 4. Fibularis tertius
    • *Innervated by deep fibular n.
  9. Superficial posterior leg muscles
    • 1. Gastrocnemius
    • 2. Soleus
    • 3. Plantaris
  10. Deep posterior leg muscles
    • 1. Popliteus
    • 2. Flexor halllucis longus
    • 3. Tibialis posterior
    • 4. Flexor digitorum longus
  11. Where does the great saphenous v. run?
    Medial leg + thigh
  12. Where does the small saphenous v. run?
    posterior

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ashleesumilat
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Lower limb
Updated:
2014-12-02 05:12:30
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Muscles, nerve, blood supply to region
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