Lateral rotator group

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Lateral rotator group
The obturator externus and nearby muscles
Structures surrounding right hip-joint.
Gray's subject #128 476
Origin at or below the acetabulum of the ilium
Insertion    on or near the greater trochanter of the femur
Artery: Inferior gluteal artery, Lateral sacral artery, Superior gluteal artery
Nerve: Obturator nerve, nerve to the Piriformis, nerve to quadratus femoris
Action: lateral rotation of hip
Antagonist: Gluteus minimus muscle, Gluteus medius muscle

The Lateral rotator group are a group of muscles of the hip consisting of the following muscles: [1]

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