adductor brevis

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One of three adductor muscles in the thigh. The adductor brevis is a short muscle in the medial compartment, which has its origin on the main body and lower border of the pubis, and its insertion on the medial lip of the linea aspera above the insertion of the adductor longus. The adductor brevis adducts and laterally rotates the thigh.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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