What does quadriceps mean?

Definitions for quadricepsˈkwɒd rəˌsɛps; -ˌsɛp sɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad(noun)

    a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg


  1. quadriceps(Noun)

    A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.

  2. Origin: quattuor, four, + caput, head

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadriceps(noun)

    the great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. qyattuor four + caput head.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quadriceps

    kwod′ri-seps, n. the great muscle which extends the leg upon the thigh.—adj. Quadricip′ital. [L. quatuor, four, caput, head.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadriceps in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quadriceps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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