noun, plural sartorii
[sahr-tawr-ee-ahy, -tohr-] /sɑrˈtɔr iˌaɪ, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
a long, flat, narrow muscle extending obliquely from the front of the hip to the inner side of the tibia, assisting in bending the hip or knee joint and in rotating the thigh outward: the longest muscle in humans.
noun (pl) -torii (-ˈtɔːrɪˌaɪ)
(anatomy) a long ribbon-shaped muscle that aids in flexing the knee
- Sartorius muscle
sartorius muscle sar·to·ri·us muscle (sär-tôr’ē-əs) n. A muscle with origin from the anterior superior spine of the ilium, with insertion into the medial border of the tuberosity of the tibia, with nerve supply from the femoral nerve, and whose action flexes the thigh and leg and rotates the leg medially and the thigh laterally. Also […]
[sahr-ter ri-sahr-tuh s] /ˈsɑr tər rɪˈsɑr təs/ noun 1. a satirical work (1833–34) by Carlyle.
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