noun, plural vas·ti [vas-tahy]. /ˈvæs taɪ/. Anatomy.
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Ossification in the crureus or vastus lateralis muscle has been frequently observed as a result of a kick from a horse.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Nothing but the musculus vastus externus is so much as touched.Fathers and Sons|Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Vastus animus immoderata, incredibilia, nimis alta semper cupiebat.De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino|Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
In the dog and the cat the vastus externus is the most voluminous of the three portions which constitute the triceps muscle.
The two fasciculi then pass towards the knee, being in relation with the rectus and the vastus internus of the triceps.