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quad

(kwŏd)
n. Slang
A quadriceps muscle: stretched her quads before sprinting.

quad

1 abbreviation for quadriceps.
2 abbreviation for quadrilateral.
3 abbreviation for quadrant.
4 abbreviation for quadriplegia.

quad

Drug slang
A regional term for depressant.

Medspeak
From the Latin quadri-, meaning four.

Sports medicine
Quadriceps femoris, see there.

quad

Abbreviation for quadriceps; quadrilateral; quadrant; (slang) for quadriplegia.
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