Medical Definition of Lateral great 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)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateral Great Muscle

lateral excursion
lateral femoral circumflex artery
lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
lateral femoral tuberosity
lateral fillet
lateral folds
lateral fossa of brain
lateral frontobasal artery
lateral funiculus
lateral funiculus of spinal cord
lateral gene transfer
lateral geniculate body
lateral geniculate nucleus
lateral ginglymus
lateral glossoepiglottic fold
lateral great muscle (current term)
lateral ground bundle
lateral group of axillary lymph nodes
lateral hermaphroditism
lateral horn
lateral humeral epicondylitis
lateral hypothalamic area
lateral hypothalamic region
lateral illumination
lateral incisor
lateral inferior genicular artery
lateral inguinal fossa
lateral inhibition
lateral jugular lymph nodes

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