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sar·to·ri·us

 (sär-tôr′ē-əs)
n. pl. sar·to·ri·i (-tôr′ē-ī)
A flat narrow thigh muscle, the longest of the human anatomy, crossing the front of the thigh obliquely from the hip to the inner side of the tibia.

[New Latin, from Late Latin sartor, tailor (from its producing the cross-legged position of a tailor at work), from sartus, past participle of sarcīre, to mend.]

sartorius

(sɑːˈtɔːrɪəs)
n, pl -torii (-ˈtɔːrɪˌaɪ)
(Anatomy) anatomy a long ribbon-shaped muscle that aids in flexing the knee
[C18: New Latin, from sartorius musculus, literally: tailor's muscle, because it is used when one sits in the cross-legged position in which tailors traditionally sat while sewing]

sar•to•ri•us

(sɑrˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. -to•ri•i (-ˈtɔr iˌaɪ, -ˈtoʊr-)
a long, flat, narrow muscle extending obliquely from the front of the hip to the inner side of the tibia.
[1695–1705; < New Latin sartōrius]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sartorius - a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailorsartorius - a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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