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THIGH MUSCLES: MEDIAL COMPARTMENT

     The medial compartment of the thigh in humans contains the gracilis and a number of adductor muscles (adductor longus, adductor magnus, and adductor brevis).  These muscles adduct the thigh and are typical of tetrapods.

FROG

FROG

 
 

TURTLE

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

ALLIGATOR

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

CHICKEN

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

PIGEON

PIGEON

OPOSSUM

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES
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CAT

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES
MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

GOAT

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES
SHEEPMEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES SHEEP

COW

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

 

PIG

GRACILIS

MONKEY

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

HUMAN MODEL

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES

MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES
MEDIAL THIGH MUSCLES