Quadriceps muscle of thigh [Quadriceps femoris muscle] - Musculus quadriceps femoris


Origin: Iliopubic eminence of the ilium

Insertion: Tibial tuberosity.

Action: Extension of the stifle joint and tension of the fascia cruris.

Nerve: Femoralis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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