Definitions for quadricipital-ˈsɪp ɪ tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ri•cepsˈkwɒd rəˌsɛps; -ˌsɛp sɪz(n.)(pl.)-ceps•es; -ceps.

  1. a large, four-part muscle at the front of the thigh that extends the leg or bends it at the hip joint.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of quadriceps:

1830–40; < NL, =quadri-quadri - +-ceps; see biceps

quad`ri•cip′i•tal-ˈsɪp ɪ tl(adj.)


  1. quadricipital(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the quadriceps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadricipital(noun)

    of or pertaining to the quadriceps


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