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Encyclopedia > Anterior compartment of thigh
Anterior compartment of thigh
Cross-section through the middle of the thigh. (Anterior compartment is at upper left.)
Artery femoral artery
Nerve femoral nerve

The anterior fascial compartment of thigh contains the knee extensors and hip flexors: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (683x700, 190 KB) [edit] Summary [edit] Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Fascial compartment Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing articles 9 Quadriceps muscle Vastus... Diagram of the human thigh bone In humans the thigh is the area between the pelvis and buttocks and the knee. ... Section of an artery For other uses, see Artery (disambiguation). ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... Nerves (yellow) Nerves redirects here. ... The Femoral Nerve supplies innervation the anterior portion of the leg. ... In human anatomy, the knee is the lower extremity joint connecting the femur and the tibia. ... Bones of the Hip In anatomy, the hip is the bony projection of the femur, known as the greater trochanter, and the overlying muscle and fat. ...

Grays FIG. 430– Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. ... Quads redirects here. ... The Rectus femoris muscle is one of the four quadriceps muscles of the human body. ... The Vastus lateralis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Vastus intermedius muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The vastus medialis is the muscle that brings the kneecap inward, holding it in the position it should be. ... The Articularis genu (Subcrureus) is a small muscle, usually distinct from the Vastus intermedius, but occasionally blended with it; it arises from the anterior surface of the lower part of the body of the femur, and is inserted into the upper part of the synovial membrane of the knee-joint. ...

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