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What is the function of the rectus femoria?



This question is part of Lateral and posterior compartments of the leg
Asked by Prof_Shefaa, Last updated: Mar 29, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 03, 2017

A muscle in the quadriceps, therectus femorismuscle is attached to the hip and helps to extend or raise the knee. This muscle is also used to flex the thigh. Therectus femorisis the only muscle that can flex the hip.

 

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