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intermediate vastus muscle

intermediate vastus muscle in Medicine

intermediate vastus muscle intermediate vas·tus muscle (vās'təs)
n.
A muscle with origin from the shaft of the femur, with insertion into the tibial tuberosity, with nerve supply from the femoral nerve, and whose action extends the leg. Also called intermediate great muscle.

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