Definition of Musculus sartorius
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.
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Derivative terms: Sartorial
Medical Definition of Musculus sartorius
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Literary usage of Musculus sartorius
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1. Irritability: A Physiological Analysis of the General Effect of Stimuli in by Max Verworn (1913)
"In a more direct manner Keith Lucas* has determined the refractory stage for the musculus sartorius of the frog. He allowed two induction shocks to act ..."
2. General Physiology of Muscles and Nerves by Isidor Rosenthal (1881)
"It is best to apply the test to a thin parallel-fibred muscle, usually to the musculus sartorius of the upper leg. It is suspended upside down from a vice, ..."