Tensor fasciae latae

Common Name
Tri-tip, Triangle muscle, Knuckle cap
Group
Pelvic
Whole Sale Section
Round, Loin
Origin
Tuber coxae of ilium
Insertion
Fascia lata (fascia covering the quadriceps femoris) which inserts on the patella
Action
Flexes hip joint; extends stifle joint.
Innervation
Anterior gluteal nerve.
Blood Supply
Circumflex iliac, ilio-lumbar, and iliaco-femoral arteries.
Retail Cuts
Beef Round Sirloin Tip Roast, Beef Round Sirloin Tip Steak