Sartorius muscle

The sartorius is the muscle of the anterior compartment of the thigh and is the longest muscle in the body.

ORIGIN: anterior superior iliac spine(ASIS)

INSERTION: upper part of medial surface of tibia.

MNEMONIC: A SIS sits on the table(tibia).

NERVE SUPPLY: Femoral nerve.

ACTIONS: Abductor, lateral rotator of thigh and flexor of leg.

The best way to remember the action is to imagine a person sitting in the palthi posture as shown in the image below.

-Ariba Ali, Anuja Mandavkar

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