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1

The ________ muscles are positioned superficial to the transversospinalis muscles.

erector spinae

2

The femoral nerve passes anterior to the ________ and posterior (deep) to the ________.

hip joint

inguinal ligament

3

The external iliac (femoral) artery passes ________ to the inguinal ligament

posterior (deep)

4

The ________ artery passes posterior (deep) to the sartorius muscle.

femoral

5

At the level of the ________, the femoral artery is positioned ________ to the femoral vein and ________ to the femoral nerve.

inguinal ligament

lateral

medial

6

Within the femoral triangle, the iliopsoas muscle is positioned directly posterior (deep) to the ________, ________, and ________..

femoral nerve, artery, and vein

7

At the level of the femoral triangle, the pectineus muscle is positioned directly ________ to the femoral nerve, artery and vein.

posterior (deep)

8

The lateral circumflex femoral artery passes ________ and ________ to the femur.

anterior

lateral

9

The medial circumflex femoral artery passes directly lateral to the ________.

pectineus muscle

10

The ________ passes directly medial to the iliopsoas muscle.

medial circumflex femoral artery

11

The ________ passes directly inferior to the superior pubic ramus.

obturator nerve

12

The adductor brevis muscle is positioned ________ and ________ to the adductor longus and ________ to the adductor magnus muscle.

posterior and superior

anterior

13

The profunda femoris artery is positioned anterior to the ________.

adductor magnus muscle

14

The medial perforating branches of the profunda femoris artery pass ________ and ________ to the femur (shaft).

medial and posterior

15

The gluteus maximus muscle is positioned ________ to the gluteus medius muscle.

superficial

16

The gluteus medius muscle is positioned ________ to the piriformis muscle.

superior

17

The inferior gluteal artery and nerve pass directly inferior to the ________.

piriformis muscle

18

The sciatic nerve is positioned ________ to the gluteus maximus muscle and passes ________ to the piriformis muscle

deep (anterior)

inferior

19

The gluteus medius muscle is positioned superficial to the ________.

gluteus minimus muscle

20

The superior gluteal artery and nerve pass directly superior to the ________ and superficial to the ________.

piriformis muscle

gluteus minimus muscle

21

The piriformis muscle is positioned ________ to the tendon of the obturator internus (and gemelli muscles).

superior

22

The sacrotuberous ligament passes ________ to the sacrospinous ligament.

posterior (superficial)

23

The obturator internus muscle passes ________ to the sacrospinous ligament.

inferior

24

The obturator internus muscle passes anterior (deep) to the ________.

sacrotuberous ligament

25

The tendon of the obturator internus (and gemelli muscles) is positioned ________ to the quadratus femoris muscle.

superior

26

The tendon of the obturator internus muscle passes ________ to the femur (neck)

posterior

27

The obturator externus muscle passes posterior to the ________.

femur neck

28

The ________ is positioned directly inferior to the tendon of the obturator internus.

tendon of the obturator externus muscle

29

The sciatic nerve passes posterior to the ________, and ________ and ________ muscles.

obturator internus tendon

gemelli muscle

quadratus femoris muscles

30

At a mid-thigh level, the sciatic nerve is positioned posterior to the ________ and deep to the ________.

femur (shaft)

hamstring muscles