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

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The muscles of the knee

Learn the names of the main knee muscles.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

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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