Popliteus muscle

ORIGIN: lateral condyle of femur and lateral meniscus. INSERTION: posterior surface of tibia, into the medial two-thirds of the triangular area above the soleal line. MNEMONIC: numbers popped (popliteus) from the little dial(lateral condyle) of the phone(femur) kept on the table(tibia). NERVE SUPPLY: tibial nerve ACTIONS: The popliteus muscle is involved in two main movements of …

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