The largest muscle in the quadriceps femoris that is responsible for extending and stabilizing the knee. [ ]

Synonyms: MUSCLE, VASTUS LATERALIS VASTUS LATERALIS MUSCLE Vastus Lateralis

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Term information

Subsets

NCIT_C74456, NCIT_C66830, NCIT_C77526, NCIT_C77529

ALT DEFINITION

A muscle in the quadriceps femoris muscle group lateral to the vastus intermedius; primary function is the extension of the femorotibial joint.

Legacy Concept Name

Vastus_Lateralis

Preferred Name

Vastus Lateralis

Semantic Type

Anatomical Structure

UMLS CUI

C0224444

code

C53073

Term relations

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