vastus

[ vas-tuh s ]
/ ˈvæs təs /
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noun, plural vas·ti [vas-tahy] /ˈvæs taɪ/. Anatomy.

any of several muscles in the front part of the thigh constituting part of the quadriceps muscle, the action of which assists in extending the leg.

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Origin of vastus

< Latin: vast
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