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Gluteus superficialis
Group
Pelvic
Whole Sale Section
Round
Origin
The tuber coxae, the adjacent part of the lateral border of the ilium and the gluteal fascia.
Insertion
The third trochanter of the femur.
Action
To abduct the limb, flex the hip joint, and tense the gluteal fascia.
Innervation
Cranial and caudal gluteal nerves.
Blood Supply
Gluteal and iliaco-femoral arteries.