hamstring muscle

noun

Medical Definition of hamstring muscle

: any of three muscles at the back of the thigh that function to flex and rotate the leg and extend the thigh:

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“Hamstring muscle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hamstring%20muscle. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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