The main parts of the obturator muscle appear to be pars postica and pars antica.
The posterolateral intermuscular line is a slight ridge extending distally from the obturator ridge.
Gluteal, sciatic, and obturator, with the circumflex and perforating branches or deep femoral.
Gadow divides the obturator complex into two muscles (or muscle groups), which he terms M. obturator and Mm.
obturator and internal circumflex with anastomotica and superior internal articular.
One or two branches, which do not pass through the foramen, penetrate the superficial surface of M. obturator pars postica.
The obturator ridge is a short, blunt, longitudinal ridge forming the posterior edge of the trochanter.
The peroneal and obturator nerves varied less than the other nerves.
Pars dorsalis is apparently equivalent to the dorsal part of Berger's obturator externus.
Rough diagram of abnormal course of obturator and its relation to the neck of a hernia.
obturator ob·tu·ra·tor (ŏb'tə-rā'tər, -tyə-)
A structure, such as the soft palate, that closes an opening in the body.
A prosthetic device that serves to close an opening or cleft, especially in the palate.
A stylus or removable plug used during the insertion of many tubular instruments.
obturate ob·tu·rate (ŏb'tə-rāt', -tyə-)
v. ob·tu·rat·ed, ob·tu·rat·ing, ob·tu·rates
To close or obstruct.