The vastus intermedius is one of the four heads of the quadriceps muscle group making up the muscle at the front of the thigh.


The muscles of the knee

Learn the names of the main knee muscles.



A newly discovered muscle: The tensor of the vastus intermedius. Grob K, Ackland T, Kuster MS, Manestar M and Filgueira L. Clin Anat. 2016 Mar;29(2):256-63. doi: 10.1002/ca.22680. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

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