quadratus femoris


quadratus fem·o·ris

noun \-ˈfem-ə-rəs\

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

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