Vastus medialis

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vastus medialis

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, medial lip of linea aspera; insertion, tibial tuberosity by way of common tendon of quadriceps femoris and ligamentum patellae; action, extends leg; nerve supply, femoral.

Synonym: musculus vastus medialis, medial great muscle, medial vastus muscle, musculus vastus internus.