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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 _______