Muscles

The abductor minimi digiti - named from its action - is fusiform and somewhat flattened.

The sartorius- named somewhat erroneously from sartor, a tailor, because it has been supposed to be the muscle by which the cross-legged sitting posture is produced- is a long, ribbon- shaped muscle slightly fusiform at the two ends.

The flexor brevis minimi digiti- named from its action - is small and fusiform.

The psoas parvus - a small muscle, only occasionally present, named from its positic in the loins and its small size - is fusiform and somewhat flattened.

The opponens minimi digiti (= flexor ossis metacarpi minimi digiti) - named from its action - is a triangular fanshaped sheet.

The psoas, or psoas magnus (french: muscle psoas ou grand psoas) - named from the Greek word meaning the muscles of the loins - is thick, rounded, and fusiform.

The coracobrachialis muscle (French: muscle coraco-brachial) - named from its attachment to the coracoid process and he upper arm braclhium - is a cylindrical muscle, but somewhat fusiform at the extremities.

The iliacus - named from its attachment to the ihum - is a thick, triangula sheet.

Superficial fascia and fascia lata

The popliteus (french : muscle poplité) - named from its position on the floor of the ham (= poples) - is a triangular sheet.

The pectineus - named from pecten (=pubes) on account of its origin from the bone - is a quadrilateral sheet.

The tibialis posterior (french : muscle tibial postérieur) - named from its position in the back part of the leg and its origin from the tibia - is a thick fusiform sheet.

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