Associations to the word «Quadriceps»

Wiktionary

QUADRICEPS, noun. (anatomy) A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.
QUADRICEPS TENDON, noun. (anatomy) In human anatomy, a tendon that connects the quadriceps femoris muscles to the superior aspects of the patella on the anterior of the thigh.

Dictionary definition

QUADRICEPS, noun. A muscle of the thigh that extends the leg.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope