Definition of Femoral biceps

1. Noun. The biceps muscle of the thigh; it flexes the knee and rotates the leg laterally.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Biceps Femoris
Group relationships: Thigh
Generic synonyms: Biceps

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Femoral Biceps

femme couverte
femme fatale
femme fatale fireflies
femme fatale firefly
femme incomprise
femoral artery
femoral biceps (current term)
femoral branch of genitofemoral nerve
femoral canal
femoral fossa
femoral fractures
femoral hernia
femoral muscle
femoral neck fractures
femoral nerve
femoral opening
femoral plexus
femoral pulse
femoral reflex
femoral region
femoral ring

Literary usage of Femoral biceps

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The fleshy mass at the back of the thigh is composed of three flexors of the leg,— the femoral biceps, semitendinosus, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1874)
"... was equal to the femoral biceps in size, thus the inner hamstrings were to the outer as 16 is to 15. The quadriceps extensor differed in no respect from ..."

3. Animal Mechanism: A Treatise on Terrestrial and Aerial Locomotion by Etienne-Jules Marey (1890)
"Thus the femoral biceps is easily recognized in all mammals ; and it varies considerably, especially in its lower attachment. In certain quadrupeds it is ..."

4. Musical Education by Albert Lavignac (1902)
"It is as though one should pretend to teach soldiers to march with commands of the following nature: " Contract your femoral biceps ! " " Relax the triceps! ..."

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