sartorius muscle

  1. a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body
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  • The tendinous origin of the sartorius muscle is seen in this cut.
  • Note that the sartorius muscle has become a thin band as it crosses over and behind the medial condyle of the femur.
  • The femoral vessels, K I, contained in their proper sheath, lie immediately beneath the iliac part of the fascia lata, in that angle which is expressed by Poupart's ligament, along the line C D above; by the sartorius muscle in the line C M externally; and by a line drawn from D to N, corresponding to the pectineus muscle internally. Surgical Anatomy
  • Another group of muscles of the pelvic girdle act to flex the hip, and include the psoas, the iliacus, a combination of the two called the iliopsoas, the pectineus, and the sartorius muscles.
  • From above, caudal part of sartorius muscle is a suitable bridge to premise of nerve regeneration.
  • The superficial branch supplies sensory innervation to the skin of the anterior thigh and motor innervation to the sartorius muscle.
  • It is bounded, in front and laterally, by the Vastus medialis; behind by the Adductores longus and magnus; and is covered in by a strong aponeurosis which extends from the Vastus medialis, across the femoral vessels to the Adductores longus and magnus; lying on the aponeurosis is the Sartorius muscle. VI. The Arteries. 6. The Arteries of the Lower Extremity
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