Medical Definition of Lateral vastus muscle

1. Origin, lateral lip of linea aspera as far as great trochanter; insertion, tibial tuberosity by way of common tendon of quadriceps femoris and patellar ligament; action, extends leg; nerve supply, femoral. Synonym: musculus vastus lateralis, lateral great muscle, lateral vastus muscle, musculus vastus externus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Vastus Muscle

lateral surface of zygomatic bone
lateral talocalcaneal ligament
lateral tarsal artery
lateral temporomandibular ligament
lateral thalamic peduncle
lateral thinking
lateral thoracic artery
lateral thoracic vein
lateral thyrohyoid ligament
lateral transfer
lateral tuberal nuclei
lateral tubercle of posterior process of talus
lateral umbilical fold
lateral umbilical ligament
lateral vastus muscle (current term)
lateral vein of lateral ventricle
lateral venous lacunae
lateral ventral hernia
lateral ventricle
lateral vertigo
lateral vestibular nucleus
lateral wall of middle ear
lateral wall of orbit
lateral wall of tympanic cavity

Other Resources:

Search for Lateral vastus muscle on!Search for Lateral vastus muscle on!Search for Lateral vastus muscle on Google!Search for Lateral vastus muscle on Wikipedia!