quadrate muscle of sole n.
See plantar quadrate muscle.
- Quadrate muscle of thigh
quadrate muscle of thigh n. A muscle with origin from the lateral border of the tuberosity of the ischium, with insertion into the intertrochanteric crest, with nerve supply from the sacral plexus, and whose action rotates the thigh laterally.
- Quadrate pronator muscle
quadrate pronator muscle n. A muscle with origin from the anterior surface of the ulna, with insertion into the anterior surface of the radius, with nerve supply from the anterior interosseous nerve, and whose action pronates the forearm.
- Quadrate muscle of upper lip
quadrate muscle of upper lip n. A muscle composed of three heads usually described as three muscles: the elevator muscle of the upper lip and wing of the nose, the elevator muscle of the upper lip, and the lesser zygomatic muscle.
[kwo-drat-ik] /kwɒˈdræt ɪk/ adjective 1. . 2. Algebra. involving the and no higher power of the unknown quantity; of the second degree. noun 3. a quadratic polynomial or equation. /kwɒˈdrætɪk/ noun 1. Also called quadratic equation. an equation containing one or more terms in which the variable is raised to the power of two, but […]