Definición de quadriceps en inglés:


Saltos de línea: quad¦ri|ceps
Pronunciación: /ˈkwɒdrɪsɛps

sustantivo (plural igual)

  • The large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions and acts to extend the leg: front squats place more emphasis on the quadriceps
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    • Bilateral thigh pain or weakness with atrophy of the iliopsoas, quadriceps, and adductor muscles also may be present.
    • You also use lower-body muscles including your quadriceps, hip flexors and gluteus maximus.
    • The deep branch innervates the quadriceps muscle, knee joint, and medial ligament.


mid 16th century: from Latin, literally 'four-headed'.

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