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 and into the tendon of the other divisions of the muscle, sends also a tendinous expansion to the capsule of the knee joint, and is closely and in the upper part often inseparably united with the vastus intermedius called also vastus internus

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  • 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 medialis — Musculus vastus medialis vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung Innenfläche des Femur, distaler Teil der Linea intertrochanterica Ansatz Auße …   Deutsch 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 medialis muscle — musculus vastus medialis …   Medical dictionary

  • M. vastus medialis — Musculus vastus medialis vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung Innenfläche des Femur, distaler Teil der Linea intertrochanterica Ansatz Außen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus vastus medialis — vordere Oberschenkelmuskulatur Ursprung Innenfläche des Femur, distaler Teil der Linea intertrochanterica Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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

  • musculus vastus medialis — [TA] origin, medial 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 internus — vastus in·ter·nus in tər nəs n VASTUS MEDIALIS …   Medical dictionary

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