Quadriceps vs Triceps - What's the difference?

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Triceps is a related term of quadriceps.

Quadriceps is a related term of triceps.


In context|anatomy|lang=en terms the difference between quadriceps and triceps

is that quadriceps is (anatomy) a muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh while triceps is (anatomy) specifically, the triceps brachii.

As nouns the difference between quadriceps and triceps

is that quadriceps is (anatomy) a muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh while triceps is (anatomy) any muscle having three heads.

quadriceps

English

Noun

(quadriceps)
  • (anatomy) A muscle having four heads, especially the large extensor at the front of the thigh.
  • Synonyms

    * quads

    Derived terms

    * quadricipital

    triceps

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (anatomy) Any muscle having three heads.
  • (anatomy) Specifically, the triceps brachii.
  • Synonyms

    * (muscle in the arm) triceps brachii, triceps extensor cubiti