The adductor brevis is a muscle of the medial compartment of the thigh.
It separates the anterior and posterior branches of the obturator nerve and is an important anatomical landmark within the medial thigh.
- Attachments: Originates from the body of pubis and inferior pubic rami. Attaches to the linea aspera on the posterior surface of the femur (proximal to the adductor longus attachment).
- Actions: Adduction of the thigh.
- Innervation: Obturator nerve (L2-L4).
- Blood Supply: Obturator artery.