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Vastus lateralis muscle
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The Vastus lateralis muscle is a muscle of the human body. A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... List of blood vessels This is an incomplete list, which can or may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is a contractile form of tissue. ... Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy. ...


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ILIAC REGION: gluteus (maximus, medius, minimus) | iliacus | gemellus (inferior, superior) | obturator (externus, internus) | quadratus femoris | piriformis | tensor fasciae latae A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is a contractile form of tissue. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... In anatomy of the digestive system, the ileum (not to be confused with the ilium, a pelvic bone), is the final section of the small intestine. ... Gluteus maximus The gluteus maximus muscle is the largest of the gluteus muscles which are located in each buttock. ... The gluteus maximus is the largest of the gluteus muscles which are located in the buttock. ... The gluteus maximus is the largest of the gluteus muscles which are located in the buttock. ... The Iliacus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Inferior gemellus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Superior gemellus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Obturator externus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The obturator internus muscle originates on the medial surface of the obturator membrane, the ischium near the membrane, and the rim of the pubis. ... The Quadratus femoris muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The piriformis (from Latin piriformis = pear shaped) is a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limb. ... The Tensor fasciae latae (singular: Tensor fasciae lata) are muscles of the thigh. ...


THIGH: adductor (brevis, longus, magnus) | gracilis | hamstring (semitendinosus, semimembranosus, biceps femoris) | sartorius | pectineus | quadriceps (rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis) Diagram of the human thigh bone In humans the thigh is the area between the pelvis and buttocks and the knee. ... The Adductor brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Adductor longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Adductor magnus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Gracilis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Hamstring refers to the common tendon of the muscles making up the ham in animals, primarily the semitendinosus and biceps femoris. ... The Semitendinosus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Semimembranosus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The biceps femoris, as its name implies, has two heads. ... Sartorius is a long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh. ... The pectineus muscle is a muscle in the inner thigh, by the femur. ... Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral regions. ... The Rectus femoris muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Vastus intermedius muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The vastus medialis is the muscle that brings the kneecap inward, holding it in the position it should be. ...


LEG: tibialis (anterior, posterior) | flexor digitorum (longus, brevis) | extensor digitorum (longus, brevis) | extensor hallucis (longus, brevis) | popliteus | plantaris | peroneus (longus, brevis | tertius) | calf (gastrocnemius, soleus) In common language leg refers to the entire lower limb, including (at least) the thigh, the knee, and the calf. ... The tibialis anterior is a muscle that spans the length of the tibia. ... The Tibialis posterior is the most central of all the leg muscles. ... The Flexor digitorum longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Flexor digitorum brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Extensor digitorum longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Extensor digitorum brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The extensor hallucis longus is a muscle in the human leg and foot. ... The Extensor hallucis brevis is a muscle of the foot. ... The Popliteus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Plantaris muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The muscle peroneus longus (also known as fibularis longus) is a superficial muscle in the human leg, and acts to evert and plantar flex the ankle. ... The Peroneus brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Peroneus tertius muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The calf or sura is a pair of muscles -- the gastrocnemius and soleus -- at the back of the lower human leg. ... Gastrocnemius The gastrocnemius muscle is a powerful superficial muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg (the calf). ... The soleus muscle and surrounding structures, from Grays Anatomy. ...


FOOT: abductor hallucis | adductor hallucis | flexor hallucis (longus, brevis) | interossei (dorsal, plantar) | quadratus plantae | lumbrical muscle of the foot This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Abductor hallucis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Adductor hallucis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Flexor hallucis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Flexor hallucis brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Dorsal interossei muscles is a muscle of the human body. ... The Plantar interossei muscles is a muscle of the human body. ... The Quadratus plantae muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Lumbrical muscle of the foot is a muscle of the human body. ...


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Building Bigger Stronger Thigh Muscles: Quadriceps (1667 words)
The vastus medialis is a primary stabilizer of the patella (along with the vastus lateralis).
The vastus lateralis is the largest quadriceps muscle and when fully developed adds the “SWEEP” to the thighs when viewed from the front.
Bodybuilders use this high-risk exercise to move the stress load from the gluteals and hips to the quadriceps and primarily the vastus lateralis in the quadriceps group.
IV. Myology. 8b. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Thigh. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (5017 words)
The portion on the lateral side of the femur is termed the Vastus lateralis; that covering the medial side, the Vastus medialis; and that in front, the Vastus intermedius.
The Vastus medialis (Vastus internus) arises from the lower half of the intertrochanteric line, the medial lip of the linea aspera, the upper part of the medial supracondylar line, the tendons of the Adductor longus and the Adductor magnus and the medial intermuscular septum.
The Vastus intermedius (Crureus) arises from the front and lateral surfaces of the body of the femur in its upper two-thirds and from the lower part of the lateral intermuscular septum.
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