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Gracilis Muscle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gracilis Muscle
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.425
Unique ID
D000071976
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071976
Scope Note
A slender and most superficial muscle in the inner THIGH which originates at the ramus of the PUBIC BONE near the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS and inserts at the proximal medial TIBIA. Its function is to abduct thigh, flex knee, and rotate leg medially. It is a common source of a MYOCUTANEOUS FLAP.
Previous Indexing
Muscle, Skeletal (1963-2016)
Thigh (1965-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Gracilis Muscle Preferred
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