vastus intermedius muscle

musculus vastus intermedius.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • vastus intermedius — vastus in·ter·me·di·us .in tər mēd ē əs n the division of the quadriceps muscle that arises from and covers the front of the shaft of the femur …   Medical dictionary

  • vastus intermedius — ˌsintərˈmēdēəs noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, great intermediate (muscle) : the division of the quadriceps muscle that arises from and covers the front of the shaft of the femur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • vastus medialis — vastus me·di·a·lis .mēd ē ā ləs, al əs n the division of the quadriceps muscle that covers the inner anterior aspect of the femur, arises chiefly from the femur and the adjacent intermuscular septum, inserts into the inner border of the patella… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vastus medialis — Infobox Muscle Name=PAGENAME Latin= GraySubject=128 GrayPage=471 Caption=Vastus medialis Caption2=Muscles of lower extremity Origin=femur Insertion=patella Blood=femoral artery Nerve=femoral nerve Action=extends leg DorlandsPre= DorlandsSuf=|The… …   Wikipedia

  • vastus — Great. See v. intermedius (muscle), v. lateralis (muscle), v. medialis (muscle). [L.] * * * n. any of three muscles (vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and v …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — For other uses of Muscle , see Muscle (disambiguation). A top down view of skeletal muscle Muscle (from Latin …   Wikipedia

  • vastus medialis — ˌsmēdēˈalə̇s, ˈāl , ˈäl noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, great medial (muscle) : a division of the quadriceps muscle covering the inner anterior aspect of the femur, arising chiefly from that bone and the adjacent intermuscular septum,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vastus — n. any of three muscles (vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis) that form part of the quadriceps muscle of the thigh …   The new mediacal dictionary

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