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The Adductor Longus is a member of the Adductor Group, which is composed of (from lateral to medial) the:
- The adductor longus attaches from the pubic bone to the middle 1/3 of the (medial lip of the) linea aspera of the femur
- Adducts the thigh at the hip joint.
- Flexes the thigh at the hip joint.
- Medially rotates the thigh at the hip joint.
- Anteriorly tilts the pelvis at the hip joint.
- Ipsilaterally elevates the pelvis at the hip joint.
- Ipsilaterally rotates the pelvis at the hip joint.
NOTE: The adductor longus has a very prominent and easily palpable proximal tendon in the proximal anteromedial thigh (groin).