Medical Definition of Musculus vastus lateralis

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)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Vastus Lateralis

musculus transversus thoracis
musculus trapezius
musculus triangularis
musculus triangularis labii inferioris
musculus triangularis labii superioris
musculus triangularis sterni
musculus triceps brachii
musculus triceps coxae
musculus triceps surae
musculus triticeoglossus
musculus unipennatus
musculus uvulae
musculus vastus externus
musculus vastus intermedius
musculus vastus internus
musculus vastus lateralis (current term)
musculus vastus medialis
musculus ventricularis
musculus verticalis linguae
musculus vocalis
musculus zygomaticus
musculus zygomaticus major
musculus zygomaticus minor

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