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Laboratory 12. Anterior and Medial Thigh Region
Step 1. Superficial Muscles of the Anterior Compartment of the Thigh

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The major muscle of the anterior compartment is the quadriceps femoris muscle. It is the largest muscle of the body and is divided into four parts:


To see the vastus intermedius muscle, the rectus femoris muscle must be retracted medially or laterally.

Links and References:
Grant's: 5.20
Netter (1ed.): 462 (2ed.): 458
Rohen/Yokochi: 426 and 427