vastus lateralis

vastus lat·er·a·lis -.lat-ər-'ā-ləs, -'al-əs n the division of the quadriceps muscle that covers the outer anterior aspect of the femur, arises chiefly from the femur, and inserts into the outer border of the patella by a flat tendon which blends with that of the other divisions of the muscle and sends an expansion to the capsule of the knee called also vastus externus

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  • Vastus lateralis — Musculus vastus lateralis vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung laterale Fläche des Oberschenkelknochens (Facia ant. und lat. trochanter major, Labium lat. der Linea aspera) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vastus lateralis — ˌslad.əˈralə̇s, rāl , räl noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, great lateral (muscle) : a division of the quadriceps muscle covering the outer anterior aspect of the femur, arising chiefly from that bone and inserted into the outer border of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vastus lateralis muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 128 GrayPage = 470 Caption = Muscles of lower extremity Caption2 = Vastus lateralis Origin = Greater trochanter, Intertrochanteric line, and Linea aspera of the Femur Insertion = Patella and… …   Wikipedia

  • vastus lateralis muscle — musculus vastus lateralis …   Medical dictionary

  • M. vastus lateralis — Musculus vastus lateralis vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung laterale Fläche des Oberschenkelknochens (Facia ant. und lat. trochanter major, Labium lat. der Linea aspera) Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus vastus lateralis — vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung laterale Fläche des Oberschenkelknochens (Facia ant. und lat. trochanter major, Labium lat. der Linea aspera) Ans …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus vastus lateralis — išorinė galva statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Musculus vastus lateralis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – keturgalvis šlaunies raumuo …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • musculus vastus lateralis — [TA] origin, lateral aspect of femur; insertion, patella, common tendon of quadriceps femoris; innervation, femoral; action, extends leg …   Medical dictionary

  • Vastus intermedius muscle — Muscles of lower extremity Gray s subject #128 471 …   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

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