HyperDic: quadriceps

English > 1 sense of the word quadriceps:
NOUNbodyquadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quada muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
quadriceps > pronunciation
Soundskwaa'drahseh.ps
Rhymesbiceps ... triceps: 5 rhymes with ehps...
English > quadriceps: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA muscle of the thigh that extends the leg.
Synonymsquadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad
Part ofthighThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee
Broaderextensor muscle, extensorA skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
Spanishcuádriceps
Catalanquàdriceps

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