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SARTORIUS (sartorii)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sartorius mean? 

SARTORIUS (noun)
  The noun SARTORIUS has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: SARTORIUS used as a noun is very rare.


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SARTORIUS (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

musculus sartorius; sartorius; sartorius muscle

Hypernyms ("sartorius" is a kind of...):

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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