Medical Dictionary

quadratus femoris

noun quadratus fem·o·ris \-ˈfem-ə-rəs\

Medical Definition of QUADRATUS FEMORIS

:  a small flat muscle of the gluteal region that arises from the ischial tuberosity, inserts into the greater trochanter and adjacent region of the femur, and serves to rotate the thigh laterally

Illustration of QUADRATUS FEMORIS

April 18, 2015
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