Biceps Femoris Muscle

The biceps femoris is a muscle of the posterior (the back) thigh. As its name implies, it has two parts, one of which (the long head) forms part of the hamstrings muscle group.

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Human Leg - Anatomy - Neurovascular System - Nerves
... The larger branches of the plexus exit the muscle to pass sharply downward to reach the abdominal wall and the thigh (under the inguinal ligament) with the exception of the obturator ... emerge out of the psoas major near the muscle's origin, from where they run laterally downward to pass anteriorly above the iliac crest between the transversus ... give off muscular branches to both these muscles ...
Biceps Femoris Muscle - Anatomy - Blood Supply
... The muscle's vascular supply is derived from the anastomoses of a several arteries the perforating branches of the profunda femoris artery, the inferior gluteal artery, and the popliteal artery ...