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reflected head of rectus femoris (muscle)


Definition: portion of proximal attachment of the muscle arising as an oblique tendon from a groove superior to the acetabulum and the fibrous capsule of the hip joint.

Synonym(s): caput reflexum musculi rectus femorisTA

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