Popliteus muscle

Origin of Popliteus

Anterior part of the popliteal groove on lateral surface of lateral femoral condyle.

Insertion of Popliteus

Posterior surface of tibia in a fan-like fashion, just superior to the popliteal line.

Muscle Action/Function of Popliteus

Rotates knee medially and flexes the leg on the thigh.

Arterial (Blood) Supply of Popliteus

Medial inferior genicular branch of popliteal artery and muscular branch of posterior tibial artery.
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Popliteus Muscle

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