Definitions for quadricepsˈkwɒd rəˌsɛps; -ˌsɛp sɪz
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quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad(noun)
a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.
Origin: quattuor, four, + caput, head
the great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee
Origin: [NL., fr. L. qyattuor four + caput head.]
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