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gracilis

[′gras·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A long slender muscle on the medial aspect of the thigh.
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The gracilis muscle is located in the medial thigh and works as a thigh adductor and knee flexor.
1 = Pectineus muscle, 2 = PMB belongs to femoral nerve, 3 = Gracilis muscle, 4 = GMB, 5 = Adductor longus muscle, 6 = ALMB, 7 = Adductor brevis muscle, 8 = ABMB, 9 = Adductor magnus muscle, 10 = AMMB.
Primary and secondary reconstruction after surgery of the irradiated pelvis using a gracilis muscle flap transposition.
AL, adductor longus muscle; AB, adductor brevis muscle; AM, adductor magnus muscle; PE, pectineus muscle; OE, obturator externus muscle; SPR, superior pubic ramus; GR, gracilis muscle.
All patients underwent initial fecal diversion and subsequent RUF repair via transperineal approach with gracilis muscle interposition.
Facial animation in children with Mobius syndrome after segmental gracilis muscle transplant.
For ischial regions, gluteus maximus muscle flap [20], myocutaneous or fasciocutaneous posterior thigh flap [21], and gracilis muscle flap [22] have been well described in the literature.
This surgery has been for a gracilis muscle flap to his left heel.
Free gracilis muscle transposition is a reconstructive option that can address both the paralyzed eyelids and lips.
He explains preparation and use of flaps of the upper extremity, including the latter alarm flat, the lower extremity, including the gracilis muscle flap, and the torso including the groin flap and the scapular skin flap.
My decision backfired when, after a few weeks' rest over the winter, my dog dropped a gracilis muscle and never raced again.