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Quadrant Right or Left Lower The abdomen is conventionally divided into quarters by horizontal and vertical lines through the umbilicus or navel.
Quadrant, Lower or Upper A quarter of the abdomen, bounded by a horizontal and vertical lines at the navel.
Quadriceps Femoris The main bulk of muscle at the front of the thigh, whose main functions are to flex (forward) the thigh and extend (backwards) the knee.
Quadriparesis Weakness of all 4 limbs.
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