OTHER WORDS FROM quadricepsquad·ri·cip·i·tal [kwod-ruh-sip-i-tl], /ˌkwɒd rəˈsɪp ɪ tl/, adjective
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Backup point guard Ish Smith missed nearly seven weeks with a quadriceps injury.Wizards rookie Deni Avdija has hairline fracture in right leg, effectively ending his season|Ava Wallace|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Rui Hachimura returned, too, after missing two games with right shoulder tightness, and backup center Robin Lopez played despite being a game-time decision with right quadriceps tightness.Bradley Beal returns, and the full-strength Wizards overwhelm Magic|Ava Wallace|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
Neto, playing more minutes than usual since fellow backup Ish Smith is out with a right quadriceps strain, finished with 15 points, five steals and four assists.
He was healthy, having recovered from the left quadriceps injury that had plagued him since December, and he had defenders on a string, drawing them out and then attacking the basket with force.Russell Westbrook, finally healthy, is starting to look like himself again|Ava Wallace|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Westbrook, who missed the Wizards’ two most recent games with a left quadriceps injury, will travel on the Wizards’ upcoming trip, but Coach Scott Brooks is unsure when he will return to play.Wizards return to practice with just eight eligible players — and have another game postponed|Ava Wallace|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The tendon of the quadriceps femoris, at once drew the patella at least two inches above its normal position.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society|Joseph Bradford Cox
Quadriceps, kwod′ri-seps, n. the great muscle which extends the leg upon the thigh.
The chief physiological antagonistics of the glutei are the quadriceps femoris and tensor fascia lata.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Upon tapping, the quadriceps tendon caused a brisk marked contraction of thigh muscles, followed by mild clonus.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
The quadriceps femoris is usually ruptured close to its insertion into the patella, in the attempt to avoid falling backwards.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles