Rectus femoris muscle

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Geon Oh et al.

The rectus femoris muscle is one of the 4 quadriceps muscles in the anterior compartment of the thigh. The others are the vastus medialis, the vastus intermedius, and the vastus lateralis.


Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 44281
Section: Anatomy
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