Medial compartment of the thigh

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The medial (adductor) compartment of the thigh is one of the three compartments in the thigh. Muscles within this compartment form the adductor group as they primarily produce hip adduction.

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

Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 40293
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Adductor muscle group of the thigh
  • Adductor compartment of the thigh

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