An adductor muscle that attaches to the hip and femur. In humans, it is a part of the adductor group of the thigh, that as the name suggests adducts the thigh. The adductor longus muscle forms the medial wall of the femoral triangle[WP, generalized]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adductor_longus_muscle ]

Synonyms: adductor longus muscle

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/Anterior_Hip_Muscles_2.PNG

external definition

Originates on the iliac portion of the ventral iliac rim and inserts on the lateral surface of the M. adductor magnus.[AAO]

external ontology notes

definition generalized to accommodate AAO class - 'Originates on the iliac portion of the ventral iliac rim and inserts on the lateral surface of the M. adductor magnus.' [AAO:0010034]

has related synonym

musculus adductor longus

long adductor muscle

id

UBERON:0000303