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Quadriceps Muscle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Quadriceps Muscle
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.850
Unique ID
D052097
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052097
Scope Note
The quadriceps femoris. A collective name of the four-headed skeletal muscle of the thigh, comprised of the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis.
Entry Term(s)
Quadriceps Femoris
Rectus Femoris
Vastus Intermedius
Vastus Lateralis
Vastus Medialis
Previous Indexing
Muscle, Skeletal (1995-2005)
Muscles (1963-1994)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Quadriceps Muscle Preferred
Vastus Medialis Narrower
Vastus Intermedius Narrower
Rectus Femoris Narrower
Vastus Lateralis Narrower
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