Adductor brevis muscle

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The adductor brevis muscle is a muscle in the upper thigh that connects the pelvis to the femur and adducts the hip (pulls the hip inward toward the center of the body).

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Origin

The adductor brevis muscle originates from the pubic bone of the pelvis, at the body and inferior ramus of the pubic bone.

Insertion

The adductor brevis muscle inserts on the femur, at the upper third of the linea aspera.

Innervation

The adductor brevis is innervated by the anterior division of the obturator nerve (L2 and L3).

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