Iliacus – Functional Anatomy

Iliacus

Iliacus is the most simple and direct hip flexor connectin the coxal bone to the femur as it passes over the hip joint.

   

Origin – Iliac fossa of the ilium

Insertion – lesser trochanter of the femur

Function – flexion of the hip

Wikipedia entry for iliacus.

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