quadratus femoris

noun
quadratus fem·​o·​ris | \ -ˈfem-ə-rəs How to pronounce quadratus femoris (audio) \

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

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“Quadratus femoris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quadratus%20femoris. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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