Quadriceps (noun)

A large muscle located at the front of the thigh, which is responsible for extending the knee.


From latin, meaning "four-headed muscle of the thigh".


  1. He strained his quadriceps while lifting weights.
  2. Squats are a great exercise for building quadriceps strength.
  3. She felt her quadriceps burning after the long hike.
  4. The quadriceps is a muscle group that is commonly injured in athletes.
  5. The quadriceps muscle is the largest muscle in the body.
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