OTHER WORDS FROM quadricepsquad·ri·cip·i·tal [kwod-ruh-sip-i-tl], /ˌkwɒd rəˈsɪp ɪ tl/, adjective
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It’s pretty obvious that your quadriceps and calves will be weaker right after you run 100 miles.
The 32-year-old revealed in May that the injury that hampered him early in the season, when he regularly sat out the second game of back-to-backs, was a torn quadriceps.A Wizards playoff primer as they prepare to face the Sixers|Scott Allen|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
Most recently, the winger recovered from a quadriceps injury, which undermined his loan to Swansea City in the English second division, ended his prospects of a permanent move overseas and prompted a premature return to Washington.
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
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