Adductor tubercle of femur

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Adductor tubercle
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Deep muscles of the medial femoral region (adductor tubercle labeled at bottom right)
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Front of right thigh, showing surface markings for bones, femoral artery and nerve (adductor tubercle labeled at bottom right)
Latin Tuberculum adductorium femoris
Gray's p.246
Anatomical terms of bone

The adductor tubercle is a tubercle on the Lower extremity of the femur (thigh bone).

The medial lip of the linea aspera ends below at the summit of the medial condyle, in a small tubercle, the adductor tubercle, which affords insertion to the tendon of the vertical fibers of adductor magnus.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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