Medial compartment of the thigh

The medial compartment of the thigh is one of the three compartments in the thigh. Muscles within this compartment primarily produce hip adduction.

The thigh is separated into anterior, posterior and medial (adductor) compartments by intermuscular septa and surrounded by the fascia lata.

  • obturator externus
  • gracilis
  • adductor magnus
  • adductor longus
  • adductor brevis
Lower limb anatomy
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Section: Anatomy
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