musculus adductor brevis

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Noun1.musculus adductor brevis - the short adductor muscle of the thigh
adductor, adductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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Adductor brevis is attached to the proximal part of linea aspera.
A follow-up enhanced MRI scan revealed no significant change in osteomyelitis of the symphysis pubis, with significant decrease in the previously described right adductor brevis muscle abscess, now measuring 2.5 * 2.0 * 2.7 cm; however, a new fluid collection was noted in the anterior aspect of the right gracilis muscle, compatible with an abscess.
Hip abductors Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus Tensor fascia latae Hip adductors Adductor brevis Adductor longus Adductor magnus Gracilis Hip flexors Ileopsoas Rectus femoris Sartorius Hip extensors Bicep femoris long head Gluteus maximus Semimembranosus Semitendinosus Knee extensors Rectus femoris Vastus Intermedius Vastus lateralis Vastus medialis Knee flexors Biceps femoris long head Biceps femoris short head Semimembranosus Semitendinosus TABLE 3: Moment arm range (minimum-maximum) across a physiological range of motion for each of the studied muscle bundles in the model and corresponding published values.
The anterior obturator nerve branch initially passes through the interfascial plane between the pectineus and adductor brevis muscles.
The adductor muscle group consists of six different muscles: pectineus, gracilis, obturator externus, adductor brevis, adductor longus, and adductor magnus.
Among the muscles traversed, the adductor brevis is the first, followed by obturator externus and then internus.[sup.7] The mechanism of infection in our patient was likely due to vaginal erosion.
(13) The adductor brevis and magnus muscles arise more posterolaterally and are rarely implicated in chronic groin pain.
I suggest the addition of ADDUCTOR BREVIS, an uncapitalized term from Webster's Third.