sartorius muscle


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Noun1.sartorius muscle - a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailorsartorius muscle - 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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The sartorius muscle is found in which part of the human body?
Metastasis to sartorius muscle from a muscle invasive bladder cancer," Case Reports in Medicine, vol.
Water lily sign on MR imaging of primary intramuscular hydatidosis of sartorius muscle.
2004) or caudal band of the Sartorius muscle in addition to the usual tendon suture (Maitre et al.
Anatomical variants that result in positioning of the nerve in closer proximity to or within the sartorius muscle are more susceptible to trauma and are of important consequence for dancers.