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quadricepsplasty

Pronunciation: kwah'dri-seps'plas-te

Definition: A corrective surgical procedure on the quadriceps femoris muscle and tendon to release adhesions and improve mobility, with the goal of improving the range of flexion of the knee.

[quadriceps + G. plastos, formed]

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