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semitendinosus


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One of the three hamstring muscles. It has its origin on the medial ischial tuberosity of the pelvis and its insertion on the medial aspect of the tibial shaft. Its primary actions are extension of the femur about the hip, and flexion and medial rotation of the tibia about the knee.

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