Gemelli Muscles

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Gemelli Muscles
Muscle Type
Origin
  • Superior Gemellus: Spine of ischium
  • Inferior Gemellus: Upper border of ischial tuberosity
Insertion
  • Superior Gemellus: Upper edge of Obturator internus muscle tendon (indirectly greater trochanter)
  • Inferior Gemellus: Lower edge of Obturator internus muscle tendon (indirectly greater trochanter)
Action Externally rotates and stabilises the hip
Synergists
Antagonists
Spinal innervation
Peripheral Innervation
Vasculature