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Borrowed from Latin quadriceps, literally “four-headed”, from quadri- +‎ -ceps, from quattuor (four) and from caput (head).

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quadriceps (plural quadricepses or quadriceps)

  1. (anatomy) A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin quadriceps, from quadri- +‎ -ceps.

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quadriceps m (plural quadriceps)

  1. quadriceps (muscle)