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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quadriceps  \Quad"ri*ceps\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  L.  qyattuor  four  +  caput 
  head.]  (Anat.) 
  The  great  extensor  muscle  of  the  knee,  divided  above  into 
  four  parts  which  unite  in  a  single  tendon  at  the  knee. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  muscle  of  the  thigh  that  extends  the  leg  [syn:  {quadriceps 
  femoris},  {musculus  quadriceps  femoris},  {quad}] 

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