Definition of Sartorius muscle

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Sartorius, Sartorius
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Derivative terms: Sartorial



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sartorius Muscle

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sartain
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sartin
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sartorius
sartorius bursae
sartorius muscle (current term)
sartors
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sarwan
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sasanach
sasanachs
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Literary usage of Sartorius muscle

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1. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"At the apex of the triangle it crosses over the femoral vt>s> and is directed downwards over or through the sartorius muscle, and beneath tta fascia lata, ..."

2. Modern Surgery, General and Operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1910)
"The artery for its first five inches is superficial, lying in Scarpa's triangle, a space which is bounded externally by the sartorius muscle and internally ..."

3. Modern surgery, general and operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1907)
"The artery for its first five inches is superficial, lying in Scarpa's triangle, a space which is bounded externally by the sartorius muscle and internally ..."

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