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Vastus

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Vastus one of the great muscles upon the front of the thigh
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. vaste—L. vastus, waste, vast; cf. A.S. wéste, waste.

Usage

In literature:

As she touched, an officer sprang from her deck to the ground, and, advancing to Hor Vastus, saluted.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Vastus animus immoderata, incredibilia, nimis alta semper cupiebat.
"De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino" by Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
Ossification in the crureus or vastus lateralis muscle has been frequently observed as a result of a kick from a horse.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
As she touched, an officer sprang from her deck to the ground, and, advancing to Hor Vastus, saluted.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
In the dog and the cat the vastus externus is the most voluminous of the three portions which constitute the triceps muscle.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
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In news:

Three leg exercises to blow up your vastus medialus.
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