Updated: 10/19/2017

Gluteus minimus

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Origin Dorsal ilium between inferior and anterior gluteal lines; also from edge of greater sciatic notch
Insertion Anterior surface of greater trochanter
Action Abducts and medially rotates the hip joint
Innervation Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1) (L4, L5, S1)
Arterial Supply Superior gluteal artery



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