Muscles of the Hip and Lower Limb (A) and Muscles of the Abdominal Wall and Pelvic Outlet

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biceps femoris

flexes thigh at the hip

gluteus medius

abducts thigh and rotates it medially

gracilis

flexes the leg at the knee

peroneus (fibularis) longus

plantar flexion and eversion of foot

psoas major and iliacus

adducts thigh

quadriceps femoris group

extends leg at the knee

sartorius

abducts thigh and rotates it laterally

tibialis anterior

dorsiflexion and inversion of foot

linea alba

a band of tough connective tissue in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall called the _______ ______ serves as a muscle attachment

pelvic diaphragm

the ________ _______ muscle spans from the ribs and sternum to the pubic bones

urogenital diaphragm

the ________ _______ forms the third layer (deepest layer) of the abdominal wall muscles

tense

the action of the external oblique muscle is to ______ the abdominal wall and compress abdominal contents

rectus

the action of the ________ abdominis is to tense the abdominal wall and compress contents and to flex the vertebral column

pelvic

the levator ani forms the _______ diaphragm

anal canal

the levator ani provides a sphincterlike action in the ______ ________ and vagina

pelvic

the action of the superficial transversus perinei is to support the ________ viscera

urethra

the bulbospongiosus assists in emptying the male ________

vagina

in females, the bulbospongiosus acts to constrict the _______

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