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lab test ex 13. muscles of the thigh

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rectus femoris
extends leg at knee and flexes thigh at hip.
three muscles that extend leg only
vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis
sartorius
flexes leg and flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh (allows us to flex and cross our legs)
gracilis
adducts thigh and flexes leg
adducts and flexes thigh
adductor magnus, longus, brevis
gluteus medius
abducts thigh
tensor fasciae latae
flexes and abducts thigh
gluteus maximus
extends thigh
three muscles that flex leg and extends thigh
biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus.