Vastus intermedius

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Vastus intermedius:
Proximal attachment – anterior and lateral surfaces of body of femur
Distal attachment – superior surface of patella and suprapatellar bursa (this part is often considered a separate muscle - articularis genu)
Function – extension of knee and elevates suprapatellar bursa (articularis genu)

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